A portion of the Will Rogers Turnpike was closed Friday in Mayes County due to a fatal crash. The westbound lanes were closed about 5 a.m. in a construction area about a mile west of Adair, troopers said.
Kyle Adam Reese, 25, Mannford
A Mannford man died in a fatal crash Thursday night in Creek County, the highway patrol said.
Reese died at the scene of a crash about 10:55 p.m. Thursday on 41st Street near Evans Road near Mannford, the patrol reports.
Reese was the driver of a car that was westbound on 41st Street when he failed to negotiate a curve and hit a tree. The car overturned. Passenger Josh Fort, 33, of Mannford, was taken to a Tulsa hospital with internal trunk injuries.
Seat belts were not in use, the patrol reported.
Gary Alan Frederick, 71, Oklahoma City
An Oklahoma City man died after experiencing a medical incident while driving, troopers said. Frederick was driving in the parking lot of a convenience store about 1:45 p.m. Friday about a half mile southwest of Cleora when he died, troopers said. The car rolled into an adjacent building.