State troopers report two deaths on Oklahoma roadways
A pedestrian died when he was hit by a pickup on U.S. 70 in Choctaw County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Troopers report two deaths on Oklahoma roadways
The highway patrol reported two deaths on Oklahoma roadways Wednesday.
John Devin Montoya, 38, of Las Vegas
Montoya died while walking east in the middle of the right, eastbound lane when he was struck by a pickup in Choctaw County, troopers said.
He died of massive injuries at the scene about 7:05 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. 70 just east of Hugo, the patrol reports. Montoya was hit by a pickup driven by Jessie Ruth Hare, 55, of Hugo. Hare was not injured and wore her seat belt.
Weldon Frieling, 70, of Talihina
Frieling was driving his vehicle about 1:20 p.m. Wednesday in Latimer County, troopers said.
He was driving south on Cardinal Lane, 13 miles south of Wilburton, when he departed the roadway to the left and struck a fence, troopers reported.
Troopers believe he died of a heart attack at the scene. He was wearing his seat belt.
From staff reports
See our commenting and posting policy.
News Photo Galleriesview all
- 11753Oklahoma tornadoes: The 'Big Dog,' the little boy and the hug that triumphs over tragedy
- 10515Oklahoma tornadoes: Cost, custom keep basements scarce
- 9760Finding Addyson – One family's struggle in the Moore tornado
- 9740Oklahoma tornadoes: Plaza Towers Elementary School teacher shoved students into bathroom as wall collapsed
- 6752Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill to join Blake Shelton at "Healing in the Heartland" Oklahoma tornado benefit
- 4200Oklahoma tornadoes: 27 remain hospitalized from tornadoes
- 4065Oklahoma tornadoes: Sooners bring back some smiles to Sydney Angle's teammates