A hearing to decide if three defendants in a 2015 Verdigris hit-and-run crash that killed one pedestrian and left another seriously injured will be tried together has been re-scheduled.
The date has been re-scheduled for June 6 at 9:30 a.m., the day after the second anniversary of the alleged crime to determine if brothers Gage and Dakota Shriver and their mother, Dorothea Butanda, will be tried together or separately.
The Shrivers were arrested in June 2015 in connection with the crash that killed 18-year-old Noelle New and left now 21-year-old Maranda Talley seriously injured.
They are awaiting trial for murder in the second degree or, in the alternative, first degree manslaughter, among other charges.
Butanda faces charges of accessory to murder in the second degree after the fact or, in the alternative, accessory to first degree manslaughter after the fact, among other charges.
The crash occurred between 3 and 4 a.m. on June 5, 2015 on EW 530 (Gordon Road) in Verdigris, when it was alleged a 1999 Dodge 1500 pickup driven by Gage Shriver struck New and Talley, who were on foot.
According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol and court records, Gage Shriver was driving westbound. Dakota Shriver was a passenger in the vehicle at the time of the accident.