Oklahoma City Thunder part-owner Aubrey McClendon’s death has been ruled a vehicular accident, Oklahoma City police announced Tuesday.
McClendon died in March in a one-car crash. His car struck a bridge and then burned completely. After his death, police said there was “no indication McClendon tried to stop his car from wrecking.”
Before his death, McClendon was indicted on conspiracy charges. He was alleged of conspiring to suppress oil and gas prices while serving as CEO of Chesapeake Energy, the company that owns the naming rights to the Thunder’s arena.
McClendon was an original member of the ownership group that bought the franchise and moved it from Seattle to Oklahoma City in 2008.