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Negligent homicide trial postponed

GRADY COUNTY, Okla._The trial of a man accused of killing a Rush Springs woman in a head-on collision has been postponed in Grady County.

Justin Scaffinger was scheduled to be in court Monday morning for a negligent homicide charge after he was reportedly on his phone when his truck struck and killed Prudie Garrett on Cox City Road last year.

According to court records, the state requested the delay so it could gather more information from tests the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is conducting to help determine the truck's speed at the time of the crash.

The trial has been rescheduled for October 20.

 

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