Crashes kill three on Oklahoma roadways
A woman from Stillwater and two men from Muldrow and Wetumka died Saturday in unrelated crashes on state roadways, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
Three die in state wrecks
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reported the deaths of three people on state roads.
Carissa Taylor, 23, Stillwater
About 9:40 a.m. Saturday, Taylor was driving a pickup on Custer County Road 1010. At an intersection with State Highway 54, Taylor failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck by a truck, troopers said. Taylor died at the scene.
Harry Mac Ellis, 70, Muldrow
Shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, Ellis was driving on Sequoyah County Road 4670, about three miles east of Sallisaw. At the intersection with County Road 1070, Ellis failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck by a pickup, troopers said. Ellis was taken to a Tulsa hospital, where he died, troopers said.
Gary Basquez, 42, Wetumka
About 4 p.m. Saturday, Basquez, 42, was driving on Hughes County Road N380 in a sport utility vehicle, when it exited the road and rolled three and a half times. Bazquez, who was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and died, troopers said.
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