Driver Crashes Into Parked Vehicle
Tulsa, OK, June 23, 2018 – On Saturday morning around 3:00 am, two cars crashed on Interstate 44 in Catoosa. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol state that the 20-year-old driver, Julio Rodriguez, was driving westbound near 145th Ave when he struck a parked 2005 Chevy Cobalt. Rodriguez’s 2006 Toyota Scion hit the vehicle on the inside shoulder of the roadway. One of the passengers, 28-year-old Raul Gonzalez of Texas, was taken to Tulsa hospital due to catastrophic injuries but was not revived. According to the OHP, another passenger was also in the car and suffered minor injuries. The driver, Rodriguez, did not suffer any injuries. The OHP confirmed that all passengers were wearing seat belts.
The police arrested and charged Rodriguez for the homicide of Gonzalez. He was also charged for driving under the influence and traffic complaints. He was transported to Rogers County Jail.
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