I-44 suspect extradited to Comanche County

Javier Gerardo Quinones, accused of hitting and killing a teenager on I-44 last month, is back...
Javier Gerardo Quinones, accused of hitting and killing a teenager on I-44 last month, is back in Comanche County and behind bars, according to the the Comanche County Detention Center’s website.(KSWO)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 2:40 PM CDT
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LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) - Javier Gerardo Quinones, accused of hitting and killing a teenager on I-44 last month, is back in Comanche County and behind bars, according to the the Comanche County Detention Center’s website.

According to court documents, Quinones was driving a Dodge Ram pickup near mile marker 32 when he hit a 17-year-old, killing her.

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Quinones was arrested at the border in Presidio, Texas on August 2 and has been awaiting extradition to Comanche County

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He now faces a felony charge for leaving the scene of a fatality accident.

If convicted, Quinones faces a fine of up to $10,000, up to 10 years in prison, or both.

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