March 2016, Vol. 243, No. 3

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Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Aubrey McClendon Dies in Crash

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed in a fiery single-vehicle crash in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, a day after he was indicted on a charge of conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in northwest Oklahoma. Police Sgt. Ashley Peters said 56-year-old McClendon, also a part-owner of the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder, was the only occupant in the sport utility vehicle when it slammed into a concrete bridge pillar shortly after 9 a.m. McClendon’s death follows an announcement Tuesday that he had been indicted by a federal grand jury. Police say it’s too early to tell if the collision was intentional. McClendon stepped

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