No charges filed against Wagoner County deputies after man dies following arrest

No charges filed against Wagoner County deputies after man dies following arrest

WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • OSBI has investigated the death of a man after a traffic stop in Wagoner County late July 1.
  • Wagoner County deputies made a traffic stop at State Highway 51 and 260 Road just before 10 p.m.
  • Deputies say the man -- Jeffrey Krueger -- kept reaching under his seat before one deputy drew a gun.
  • Krueger allegedly reached out and tried grabbing the gun and struggle ensued with the deputies for about 5 minutes.
  • Additional deputies were held up by a train in the area.
  • EMS responding to the scene helped get Krueger into custody and he was taken to the hospital where deputies say he died.
  • The district attorney says no charges will be filed against the deputies.
  • The two deputies involved were placed on leave until the investigation was over.
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