Man killed by Lawton police car during pursuit
BY Associated Press
Monday, October 15, 2012
LAWTON — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has released the name of a man killed by a police car as the man reportedly led officers on a chase.
The OSBI said Monday that 32-year-old Michael Davis was dead at the scene about 3 a.m. Saturday.
The agency is releasing few details — saying only that Davis was hit by the patrol car and that agents are still investigating.
Authorities said the chase began when the man fled a motel after a Lawton officer arrived to investigate reports of an assault. Police said the officer ended the chase after losing sight of the vehicle — but a second officer spotted the suspect and renewed the pursuit until hitting Davis.
The OSBI said Lawton police asked the agency to investigate.