CUSTER COUNTY, Okla._The man involved in a pair of deadly shootings along I-40 has been identified.
Police in western Oklahoma received multiple phone calls Wednesday night about a driver committing acts of road rage. Callers told police he was shooting at cars. One man, 45-year-old Jeffrey Kent Powell, of Arapaho, was shot in his car near Hydro, Oklahoma. Powell died at the scene.
A short time later, Weatherford police found a woman had been shot in her car, seven miles away from the first shooting at mile marker 84. The woman, 63-year-old Billie Jean West of Lone Wolf, was pronounced dead at a Weatherford hospital.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol was able to catch up with the pickup truck described by callers. A short pursuit started and went into Washita County before going back and ending in Custer County. Jeremy Doss Hardy eventually pulled onto the shoulder at mile marker 50 and surrendered.