Coalgate man dies in wreck near Atoka

Samuel Tumey, of Colgate, was a passenger in a car driven by his wife when it crossed four lanes of traffic and slammed into a logging truck parked on the shoulder of State Highway 3.

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 28, 2011 at 12:52 am •  Published: January 28, 2011
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ATOKA — A Coalgate man died in an accident about 1:25 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 3 near Forrest Hill Road, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Troopers said Samuel Clyde Tumey III, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene from massive injuries. His wife, Roxana Tumey, 46, was taken to a Tulsa hospital by helicopter with trunk, head and leg injuries.

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