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Oklahoma news briefs for Friday, Dec. 28, 2012
From Staff and Wire Reports Published: December 28, 2012
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IN BRIEF

OKLAHOMA CITY

Two die after being struck

The man killed in a hit-and-run traffic accident Wednesday was Fonzell Hamilton III, 36, of Oklahoma City, police said. Hamilton was run over about 7:30 p.m. in the 2700 block of NE 10 by a driver who left the scene. Hamilton had been arguing with his wife when he jumped on her car as she tried to leave, police said. The car ran over his legs. A second car — described as small and light-colored — hit him and continued east on NE 10.

Another pedestrian, Edna Buffalohead, 49, no address provided, was hit by a car and killed about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, police said. She was crossing SW 59 near Youngs Boulevard. The driver stopped and was not arrested, police said.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

CORDELL

School hoax bail is $250K

Bail has been set at $250,000 for a Washita County man accused of threatening to shoot up a school, court officials said Thursday. Christopher Thomason, 21, of Cordell, was arrested Dec. 21 on complaints of terrorism hoax and violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act. No charges have been filed. Thomason made threats on an Internet chat board to “shoot up the school,” Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation agents reported.

SHEILA STOGSDILL,

FOR THE OKLAHOMAN


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