Man charged in connection with fatal wreck jailed
A man accused of killing two men in a fatal December wreck was arrested Saturday.
David Christopher Cochlin, 48, was booked into the Canadian County jail.
He was charged Friday in Canadian County District Court with two counts of second-degree murder.
About 11 p.m. Dec. 15, police responded to a reported fatality wreck near NW 150 and Mustang Road. Investigators determined that Cochlin was driving his car at a high rate of speed and that the car failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the back of a pickup, which caught fire.
Inside the pickup were Sean Matthew Tucker, 19, and Luke Cooper Ross, 19, who died at the scene after being “burned to death as a result of the collision,” according to a court affidavit.
Cochlin had a blood alcohol level of .208 and tested positive for oxycodone and oxymorphone, both prescription narcotics, shortly after the crash, according to the affidavit.
After obtaining a warrant for the electronic data recorder from Cochlin's car, investigators were able to determine that the car was traveling about 149 mph five seconds before the crash and about 106 mph at the point of impact.