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Supporters and opponents of several state questions on the ballot in Oklahoma have spent nearly $3 million to air television ads on the issues ahead of the November election.

Data released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity show more than 3,800 ads have aired on proposals to impose a 1 percent sales tax for education, restrict oversight of farming and ranching and change the state's alcohol laws and criminal justice system.

Dennis Byrd, the former NFL defensive lineman whose career was ended by neck injury, was killed Saturday in a car accident. He was 50.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Byrd was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Oklahoma 88 north of Claremore.

The Tulsa World first reported Byrd's death. He starred at Tulsa before playing for the New York Jets.

Oklahoma's medical examiner says the Oklahoma State University basketball player who died in July following an outdoor team workout suffered from an enlarged heart and died of natural causes.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released Friday the findings of the autopsy on 22-year-old Tyrek Coger. The forward collapsed July 21 following a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs when the temperature was 99 degrees.

Stillwater Police Department

The woman accused of driving her car into spectators at Oklahoma State University's homecoming parade and killing four people sped up as she approached the parade route, according to a federal report released Thursday.

The National Transportation Safety Board reported that co-workers who saw 26-year-old Adacia Chambers before the crash said she seemed distracted. The agency said her "emotional distress" was the probable cause of the crash that also injured dozens of people on Oct. 24, 2015.

The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety says the government has rejected the state's request for an extension of time to comply with the federal REAL ID Act.

But the agency said Tuesday the U.S. Department of Homeland Security won't begin enforcing the act until after Jan. 29.

Tulsa Police

Oklahoma's medical examiner says an unarmed man shot dead by a Tulsa police officer last month had the hallucinogenic drug PCP in his system when he died.

Terence Crutcher was shot Sept. 16 after his car broke down on a Tulsa street. Officer Betty Jo Shelby was charged with first-degree manslaughter after his death, with a prosecutor saying she reacted unreasonably after Crutcher disobeyed her commands.

Shelby's attorney Shannon McMurray says the officer was trained to spot people on PCP.

The spokesman for the Oklahoma Republican Party has resigned following the revelation of lewd comments made in 2005 by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Brett Farley told The Associated Press that he resigned Saturday because the party has refused to repudiate Trump and to call for him to step down as the GOP nominee.

Three years after passage of sweeping legislation that revamped Oklahoma's workers' compensation system, courts are scrapping significant parts of the law in decisions that say the regulations violate the state constitution and do not provide adequate protection to workers.

Organizers say Michael Jordan will introduce Russell Westbrook when the Oklahoma City Thunder star is inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame next month.

Hall of Fame officials announced the presenters Thursday for the ceremony on Nov. 17.

Stillwater Police Department

The woman charged in the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade crash that killed four people wants her upcoming trial moved.

Attorneys for 26-year-old Adacia Chambers filed a motion for a change of venue Monday, saying an impartial jury cannot be found in Payne County because of pretrial publicity.

Chambers has pleaded not guilty to four counts of second-degree murder and 42 counts of assault and battery for the Oct. 24, 2015, crash in Stillwater.