Driver pleads guilty to fatal crash on I-40 near El Reno

Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2022 at 1:53 pm    

El RENO, OK – Four people died following a collision on I-40 near El Reno on October 17, 2020, according to KOKH.

Ashley Ricks was impaired as she drove the wrong way on I-40. The four occupants of the car she struck, including a grandmother, mother, and two children, died following the collision.

Ricks pleaded guilty to four counts of First Degree Manslaughter and was sentenced to four 30-year-sentences.

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