Passenger dies in accident near Locust Grove on U.S. 412

Frankie Jean Smith, 65, of Grove, died Friday after an accident one mile east of Locust Grove on U.S. 412, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Modified: December 14, 2012 at 11:42 pm •  Published: December 15, 2012
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One dies in wreck

Frankie Jean Smith, 65, of Grove, died Friday after a vehicle accident one mile east of Locust Grove on U.S. 412, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Smith was the passenger in a car with Donald Smith, 67, of Grove. His vehicle failed to make a curve, lost control and was struck by a pickup, troopers said. Donald Smith was admitted to a hospital in fair condition. The driver of the pickup, Ronald Merrel, 61, of Locust Grove, was admitted in stable condition. Both were taken to St. Francis Hospital.

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