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US: Ex-Chesapeake CEO going 89 miles per hour before crash

 |  March 15, 2016

Former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon was driving at 89 miles per hour just seconds before his Chevy Tahoe slammed into an overpass wall and erupted into flames, police said on Monday.

McClendon wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and was driving alone in a 50-mile-per-hour zone prior to the March 2 crash that killed the U.S. shale pioneer, according to an update from Oklahoma City police.

A day before the crash that killed him, McClendon was indicted for allegedly conspiring to rig the price of oil and natural gas leases in Oklahoma. McClendon denied the charges, calling them “wrong and unprecedented.”

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