Tulsa woman dies in wreck
A Tulsa woman died Friday evening after her vehicle hit another vehicle head-on while she was driving in the wrong lane on a highway, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Martha C. Nickelson, 75, of Tulsa, was driving a sedan east in the westbound lanes of U.S. 412. Nickelson's vehicle first hit head-on a sedan driven by Rojeana L. Cheek-Cramer, 57, of Cleveland, troopers said. Nickelson's vehicle then hit a sport utility vehicle driven by Mark J. Ball, 30, of Sand Springs, troopers said. Ball's vehicle then hit Cheek-Cramer's vehicle. Both Cheek-Cramer and Ball were driving west in the westbound lanes. Nickelson was pinned in her sedan for about an hour and she was pronounced dead at the scene from massive injuries, a trooper said. Cheek-Cramer and Ball were taken to a hospital where they were treated and released. Both Cheek-Cramer and Ball were wearing their seat belts, while Nickelson was not, troopers said.
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