Driver in Deadly Crash with Tulsa, OK, Fire Truck Charged with Manslaughter

March 18, 2024
The collision between the car and the Tulsa fire engine left three children, an unborn child and an adult dead.

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash with a Tulsa fire truck that left five dead has been charged with manslaughter.

Keiosga Rucker was charged with five counts of manslaughter and driving under the influence of cocaine and THC, according to KJRH. 

On Feb. 26, Rucker's Hyundai pulled in front of a Tulsa fire engine that was responding to a call with its emergency equipment activated. Following the collision, the car struck a utility pole.

Unhurt, the firefighters immeditately ran to help the victims.

The wreck claimed the lives of all three children, an unborn child and a 23-year-old woman. Rucker and the pregnant woman were injured. 

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