“Trooper Sankowich positioned his cruiser alongside the vehicle at which time the vehicle still failed to yield. In an effort to prevent the vehicle from continuing to travel in the wrong direction toward oncoming traffic and to mitigate risk to public safety, Trooper Sankowich utilized his cruiser to make contact with the vehicle.
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The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the suspect was deceased at the scene and one deputy was transported to OU Trauma Center in stable condition.