OKC Thunder Part-Owner Dies After Driving Into Wall Just Hours After Being Indicted On Conspiracy Charges
Aubrey McClendon, part-owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, died early this morning after crashing his car into a wall in Oklahoma City just hours after being indicted on conspiracy charges.
Aubrey McClendon, a founder and former chief executive of Chesapeake Energy, died in a car crash Wednesday at age 56, a day after he was charged with conspiring to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases.
McClendon crashed into an embankment while traveling at a “high rate of speed” in Oklahoma City on Wednesday morning, said Capt. Paco Balderrama of the Oklahoma City Police Department. McClendon’s vehicle was engulfed in flame, he said.
“He pretty much drove straight into the wall,” Balderrama said.
Here’a a picture of McClendon’s car after the crash .
We’ll update this post once more details are made available.