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Date: 04-26-2022

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State of Oklahoma v. Zachary Simmons

Case Number: CF-2019-257

Judge: Phillip C. Corley

Court: District Court, Logan County, Oklahoma

Plaintiff's Attorney:

Defendant's Attorney: Scott Adams

Description: Guthrie, Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident in violation of 47 O.S.l 10-102, which provides:

A. The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting in the death of any person shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of such accident or as close thereto as possible but shall then forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of the accident until he has fulfilled the requirements of Section 10-104 of this title. Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.

B. Any person willfully, maliciously, or feloniously failing to stop to avoid detection or prosecution, or to comply with said requirements under such circumstances, shall upon conviction be guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not less than one (1) year nor more than ten (10) years, or by a fine of not less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) nor more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00), or by both such fine and imprisonment.

Zachary Simmons hit and killed Mandy Gorsuch, age 33, outside a bar in downtown Guthrie in 2019.

Outcome: Not guilty.

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