Woman in custody after fatal Oklahoma State homecoming parade crash

Adacia Chambers. Image AP

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) – The latest on the fatal crash at the Oklahoma State homecoming parade (all times local):

3:15 p.m.

Police have updated the number of people injured in the Oklahoma State parade crash to 34 and say eight of them are in critical condition.

Three people were killed when a motorist plowed her car into a crowd of spectators at the homecoming parade. Originally Stillwater police had said 22 others were injured, but they updated that total Saturday afternoon to 34.

The homecoming game was being played Saturday afternoon against Kansas. The crowd observed a moment of silence before kickoff.

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3 p.m.

A football stadium crowd has observed a moment of silence for the victims of a fatal crash hours earlier at Oklahoma State’s annual homecoming parade.

The flag was lowered to half-staff at Boone Pickens Stadium Saturday afternoon before kickoff of the No. 14 Cowboys’ homecoming game against Kansas. Officials had considered postponing the game but decided to play it as scheduled and honor the victims.

After running out onto the field before the game, most of the Oklahoma State players knelt in prayer by the OSU sideline.

Three people were killed and dozens injured when a car careened into a crowd at the homecoming parade. The driver of the car was arrested on a DUI charge.
1:30 p.m.

Police have released the name of the woman arrested on a DUI charge after the crash that killed three people at the Oklahoma State University homecoming game.

Stillwater police say the woman taken into custody is 25-year-old Adacia Chambers. They didn’t identify her hometown.

Three people were killed and 22 injured – eight critically – after the motorist slammed into the parade Saturday morning in Stillwater.

The homecoming game was being played Saturday afternoon against Kansas. University officials said there would be a moment of silence to honor the victims.

1:15 p.m.

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis says OSU’s game against Kansas will still be played Saturday despite a crash involving a motorist who plowed into the school’s homecoming parade, killing three people and injuring 22 others.

Hargis’ comments came in a news conference hours after the Saturday morning crash. Police have arrested the woman who was driving the car on a charge of driving under the influence.

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12:55 p.m.

Police say the driver of a vehicle that crashed into a crowd of spectators at the Oklahoma State homecoming parade has been arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.

Stillwater police Capt. Kyle Gibbs said the woman’s sedan crashed into the unoccupied motorcycle of an officer who was working security at the route, then into the crowd of people.

Gibbs says three people were killed and nearly two dozen injured during the crash Saturday morning. He says eight of the injured were airlifted to hospitals with critical injuries.

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