2 in custody after deadly hit-and-run involving Ole Miss students

Tristan Holland (L) and Seth Rokitka (R)
Tristan Holland (L) and Seth Rokitka (R)(SCSO/Oxford Police)
Published: Oct. 17, 2022 at 9:36 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2022 at 9:59 AM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The second man wanted in connection to a deadly hit-and-run over the weekend is in police custody, according to Oxford Police Department.

Seth Rokitka, 24, was arrested Monday at 8:30 a.m. after he and 18-year-old Tristan Holland reportedly struck two Ole Miss students in the parking lot of Oxford City Hall, killing one student and injuring another early Sunday morning.

The male died on the scene and the female was rushed to a hospital in Memphis.

The male victim was identified as Walker Fielder, an Ole Miss student from Madison, Mississippi.

Walker Fielder
Walker Fielder(Nelson Thomas)

Monday, Chancellor Glenn Boyce identified the female victim as Blanche Williamson.

Boyce released a statement that said in part:

Click here to read the full statement.

OPD says Rokitka’s truck was found wrecked in Marshall County and is now impounded. His charges have not been announced at this time.

Holland was taken into custody around 9 p.m. Sunday and is charged with accessory after the fact.

The crashed truck that was found in Marshall County.
The crashed truck that was found in Marshall County.(Marshall County Sheriff’s Office)

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