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Oklahoma News Briefs

Hugo Police arrested a man wanted for repeatedly exposing himself at the Hugo Walmart earlier this month. Reportedly, 32-year-old Colby Abney was being held in the Choctaw County Jail on multiple counts of indecent exposure.

A 74-year-old Boswell man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 109 in Choctaw County. Gonzalo Arredando, of Boswell, was a passenger in a pickup when a rear tire blew out. It caused the truck to run off the road, striking an embankment, and it overturned. Arredondo died at the scene. The driver, 29-year-old Bernardo Rocha, was flown to a Dallas area hospital.

A new non-profit organization has been formed in McCurtain County with the goal of raising $60,000 to provide every law-enforcement officer in the county with a bulletproof vest. The first meeting of the “McCurtain County Adopt-A-Cop” program will be held tonight at First Baptist Church in Idabel. For more information contact Curtis Luna at (580) 212-6766 or Nichole McAtee at (580) 775-4032.

A 16-year-old Yukon, Oklahoma High School football player has died after suffering a head injury during a game. Peter Webb was injured while making a tackle and striking his head on the ground during the fourth quarter of Friday’s game. He died Sunday morning at an Oklahoma City hospital.

State prisons throughout Oklahoma have been placed on lockdown after multiple fights broke out over the weekend. One inmate was killed and more than a dozen were injured. Prisons affected were in Vinita on Saturday and on Sunday at prisons in Hominy, Sayre, Fort Supply, Lawton and Stringtown. There were initial reports that the fights may have been gang-related.

An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman has been jailed after she allegedly threatened mass murder at her old High School. Alexis Wilson was arrested after a co-worker told investigators she had said she wanted to shoot 400 people at McAlester High School and they watched a video of her firing an AK-47. Authorities say Wilson had previously been expelled from the school after numerous violent incidents.