Driver Identified after Fatal Quarry Crash

Officers were called to the Tulsa rock quarry at 129th East Avenue and 46th Street North Saturday morning at 6 a.m. after a passerby reported seeing a wheel on top of some rocks.

Upon investigating, officers found a deceased white male in a white pickup truck that had reportedly driven up over the boulders and crashed there.

Officers believe the man, identified as John Franklin Bowers, 56, had been there for a while.

Officers believe excessive speed may have played a role in the crash.