Four Oklahomans died from injuries they suffered in separate traffic accidents, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Clark Vanpelt, 24, of Owasso
Vanpelt died about 4:45 a.m. Thursday on 106th Street North just east of 161st East Avenue, the patrol reported.
Vanpelt was dead at the scene from massive injuries.
Vanpelt was driving east on 106th Street North when he lost control, went off the roadway and hit a fence and a tree. He was partially ejected. It is not clear whether he wore a seat belt, the patrol reported.
The roadway was icy and conditions were foggy at the time of the crash, the patrol reported.
Rebecca Ford, 52, of Oklahoma City
Ford was driving about 8:50 a.m. Wednesday westbound on State Highway 3 in Coal County. A semitrailer driven by Perell Monday, 56, of Enid, went left of center and hit a pickup and horse trailer driven by Logan Reed, 64, of Coalgate, troopers said.
The semitrailer hit Ford's car on the westbound shoulder in an attempt to avoid the accident. Ford was pinned in the car for about 45 minutes and was taken to a hospital, where she died, troopers said.
Monday and Reed were not injured. Reed and Ford wore seat belts, while Monday did not, troopers said.
Phillip Rankin, 58, of Pryor
Rankin was driving about 3 p.m. Jan. 3 northbound on County Road 435 near Adair. Rankin's car failed to yield at a stop sign and was hit by a pickup driven by Tristan Dilldine, 18, of Strang. Rankin's car then hit a wrecker driven by Michael Doane, 32, of Pryor, troopers said.
Rankin was pinned in his car for about 30 minutes. He and his passenger, Deloris Ward, 49, of Spavinaw, were taken to hospitals. Rankin died in the hospital about noon Thursday, troopers said.
Dilldine, Doane and Doane's passenger were not injured. Everyone wore seat belts, troopers said.
Fred Keith Reddick, 90, of Beaver
Reddick was driving about 9:55 a.m. Thursday northbound on U.S. Highway 270 near Beaver. His car drove off the roadway and went back across the roadway into a ditch. The car hit a tree stump and flipped, troopers said.
Reddick was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Troopers believe he may have suffered a medical issue.
It was not reported whether or not Reddick was wearing a seat belt.