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Man driving wrong way down Will Rogers Turnpike dies in crash

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 17, 2013

A Carthage, Mo., man died in a wreck on the Will Rogers Turnpike Wednesday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

About 4:20 p.m., Ethan Scott Giett, 23, was driving west in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike, about three miles west of Vinita in Craig County, when the vehicle struck the rear tire of a tractor-trailer on the rig's driver's side, went out of control and rolled down the embankment, according to a patrol report.

Giett died at the scene, troopers said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt. has disabled the comments for this article.