Suspect, victims identified in SUV-bicycles collision
bicycles and bike helmets are strewn across the shoulder of Oklahoma 51
west of Sand Springs as authorities investigate a crash that killed two
bicyclists and seriously injured a third Tuesday. MATT BARNARD / Tulsa
By ALTHEA PETERSON World Staff Writer
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released the name of a
suspect and three victims in a Tuesday fatal crash involving an SUV and
According to troopers, 38-year-old Tausha Borland of Sand Springs was
driving east on Oklahoma 51 when she swerved onto the south shoulder
for an unknown reason.
Borland's vehicle hit three bicyclists, including 33-year-old
Angela Voss of Owasso, who died at the scene; 34-year-old Matthew
Edmonds of Tulsa, who later died at a Tulsa hospital; and 40-year-old
John Moore of Broken Arrow, who received treatment at St. John's
Medical Center, according to the OHP.
Troopers said Borland, who was not injured, continued driving for a quarter-mile before stopping.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Warren told the World
Tuesday that authorities found an open container of alcohol in the SUV
and said they would detain the suspect while they took a blood sample
for a toxicology test.
Borland is in custody on two complaints of first-degree manslaughter, according to Tulsa jail booking reports.
According to Tulsa County District Court records, Borland pleaded guilty in 2007 to driving while impaired.