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Oklahoma Supreme Court stays two executions

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has stayed the executions of two inmates on Oklahoma’s death row, just one day before one of the men was scheduled for lethal injection. Clayton Derrell Lockett was scheduled for execution at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Judge strikes down Oklahoma’s execution law

Oklahoma’s law governing executions is unconstitutional because privacy provisions prevent anyone from learning about the drugs used to kill the condemned, a state judge ruled Wednesday in the latest case in the growing area of death penalty litigation.

Pedestrian killed on U.S. Highway 69

DURANT, Okla. — The pedestrian who was struck and killed Friday on U.S. Highway 69, half a mile north of Durant, has been identified by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety as Ronald Dale Hunter, 54, from Odessa.