Yukon police officer cleared of wrongdoing in fatal accident

A police officer who struck and killed a 33-year-old man earlier this month won't face charges in connection with the incident. Prosecutors said they found no evidence of wrongdoing.
by Silas Allen Modified: January 29, 2014 at 12:21 pm •  Published: January 29, 2014

— A police officer who fatally struck a man earlier this month won't face charges in connection with the incident.

Stilley was driving a patrol car about 4:50 a.m. Jan. 11 when he fatally struck Yukon resident Adam Christopher Johnson in the 400 block of S Ranchwood Blvd., a few blocks south of the Yukon Police Department.

Prosecutors found no evidence of wrongdoing, said Canadian County assistant district attorney Paul Hesse.

Police said Johnson, 33, appeared to have been lying in the road at the time of the incident. Yukon police Chief John Corn said police don't know why Johnson was in the road or whether he was conscious at the time.

by Silas Allen
General Assignment/Breaking News Reporter
Silas Allen is a news reporter for The Oklahoman. He is a Missouri native and a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri.
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