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Five die after crashes on Oklahoma roads

Three people died after a Sunday night traffic accident in Choctaw County, a Claremore man died after a Sunday afternoon crash in Rogers County, and a Ravia man died Monday after suffering injuries in an April 14 accident, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported Monday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: April 21, 2014 at 7:49 pm •  Published: April 21, 2014
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Three people died after a Sunday night traffic accident in Choctaw County, a Claremore man died after early Monday after an accident in Rogers County, and a Ravia man died Monday after suffering injuries in an April 14 accident, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Rodney R. Sutterfield, 35, Antlers

Mildred F. Mitchell, 28, Antlers

J.W. Fleeks, 53, Grant

About 9 p.m. Sunday, Sutterfield, Mitchell, Fleeks and another passenger were in a car traveling east on a county road. At U.S. 271, about a mile west of Grant, Sutterfield, who was driving, failed to yield and pulled out onto the highway, troopers said. Sutterfield’s car was struck by a southbound car driven by Celina E. Perez-Landeros, 25, of Dallas.

Sutterfield died at the scene. Mitchell and Fleeks died after being taken to hospitals, troopers said.

Crystal A. Sutterfield, 32, of Antlers, the other passenger, was taken to a hospital in Hugo and admitted in critical condition, troopers said.

Perez-Landeros and a passenger in her car declined medical treatment at the scene.

David Nickerson, 62, Claremore

Shortly after 2 p.m. Sunday, Nickerson was driving south on a Rogers County road about two miles east of Claremore. The car went off the road and struck a utility pole.

Nickerson, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to a hospital in Tulsa where he died about 12:50 a.m. Monday, troopers said.

Jonathan Mettauer, 24, Ravia

Mettauer died about 8:45 a.m. Monday in an Oklahoma City hospital after suffering injuries in a pickup-train collision, troopers said.

On April 14, Mettauer was driving a pickup eastbound on Cobb Road about one mile south of Ravia in Johnston County when the pickup hit a southbound train at railroad crossing.

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