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Oklahoma state news briefs, Jan. 10

Oklahoma state news briefs, Jan. 10
Modified: January 8, 2013 at 8:34 pm •  Published: January 9, 2013



Car strikes, kills teen

Authorities said a Duncan teenager has died after he and his mother were struck by a car. Police say the incident happened Monday night on Main Street in Duncan. Hunter Vaughn, 15, and his mother, Christine Vaughn, 36, were on foot when they were hit. Police say both were flown to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where Hunter died early Tuesday. Authorities said Christine Vaughn was in stable condition. The incident is under investigation.



Law officers will join Hall

Six law officers from across the state will be inducted into the fourth class of the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Hall of Fame this weekend. Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will preside over the induction ceremony Saturday at the Oklahoma History Center. This year's inductees include Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper Gene Frusher; U.S. Marshal Clayton Johnson; Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation forensic scientist Harvey Pratt; and longtime Bethany police officer Bernard Schmidt. Two inductees will be admitted posthumously: former U.S. Marshal in Indian Territory Eli Hickman Bruner and veteran trooper Dan Combs. The six officers will join 21 men and women who have been inducted in recent years.