Fog contributes to fatal wreck in Oklahoma

Steven Wayne Lynn, 49, of Keota, died Monday morning in a Grant County wreck, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
From Staff Reports Published: December 2, 2013
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A Keota man died Monday morning after a head-on wreck in Grant County caused in part by low visibility because of fog, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

About 6:30 a.m., Steven Wayne Lynn, 49, was driving his pickup south on U.S. 81 southwest of Pond Creek. A sport utility vehicle driven by Richard Lee Bates, 34, of Enid, was headed north and was passing in the fog when it hit Lynn's pickup head-on, troopers said.

Lynn was taken to a hospital in Enid where he was pronounced dead.

Bates and two passengers in his SUV were treated and released for injuries, troopers said.

No one involved in the wreck was wearing a seat belt, troopers said.


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