Bodycam video shows wreckage of fatal crash in which teenager allegedly went 150 mph

Authorities released body camera video Tuesday showing the aftermath of a fatal Oklahoma crash allegedly caused by a teenager accused of going 150 mph in a Ford Mustang.

Video courtesy of the Stillwater Police Department Oklahoma City’s NBC affiliate KFOR It showed a Mustang with a mangled side and a red Chevrolet Impala that appeared to have been wrecked. The collision occurred on October 15 in Stillwater, about 64 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.

A police officer can be seen in the video racing from car to car checking on the survivors and talking to witnesses.

“I heard a big bang and saw a big old fireball flip over my car,” a man can be heard telling the officer.

The Mustang’s driver, Luke House, 18, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder — one count for the death of his passenger, identified by police as Ryan Begnat, 18, and another for the death of the passenger in the Impala. Jeremy Smith, 40, police said in a statement Friday.

The driver of the Impala was hospitalized, the police department said. Her condition was not immediately known.

The crash happened just after 4 a.m. on state Highway 51 when House was eastbound in the westbound lanes of the road, police said.

He then rammed the Impala head-on before crashing into a second occupied car in a convenience store parking lot and several more unoccupied vehicles at a nearby car dealership, police said.

Vehicle data showed House’s Mustang was driving “in excess” of 150 mph, the department said.

House, who was briefly hospitalized, was arrested at home Thursday without incident, the police department said. House’s attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment Tuesday night.

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Nov. 7, court records show.

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