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At least three killed and nearly two dozen others injured as suspected drunk driver ploughs into crowd

NewsBy Neil Fetherston
At least three killed and nearly two dozen others injured as suspected drunk driver ploughs into crowd

At least three people were killed and nearly two dozen others were injured when a suspected drunk driver ploughed into a crowd of spectators during the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.

The woman’s sedan crashed into a motorcycle of an officer who was working security at the parade, then into the crowd.

The driver of the sedan was taken into custody on a driving under the influence charge.

Later police named the driver as 25-year-old Adacia Chambers.

Dave Kapple of Houston told how he was standing with his son about 10 feet away when they saw the vehicle smashing into the crowd.

“We heard somebody scream ‘look out’ before the car ploughed through a police motorcycle, and then a crowd of people. People were flying everywhere.”

Konda Walker, from Anchorage, Alaska, was attending the festivities ahead of the homecoming game.

“At first we thought it was part of the show,” he said. “People were flying 30 feet into the air like rag dolls.”