Four fatalities reported in separate Oklahoma turnpike crashes

The name of a man killed on the Turner Turnpike near Chandler has been released. A portion of the Will Rogers Turnpike was shut down Friday in Mayes County due to a fatal crash.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 28, 2013 at 8:33 pm •  Published: June 28, 2013

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.

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