Oklahoma driver dies after SUV hits tree in roadway

An Atoka woman died of injuries she suffered Wednesday when her vehicle hit a tree that had fallen across a county road.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: October 30, 2013 at 9:01 pm •  Published: October 30, 2013
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Driver dies after car hits tree

— A driver whose vehicle hit a tree that had fallen across the roadway died of injuries she suffered in the collision Wednesday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Tinia M. Sorrells, 42, of Atoka, was southbound on an Atoka County road about 4:50 a.m. when her sport utility vehicle hit the tree, according to the report.

She was taken to Atoka Memorial Hospital, where she died from head and internal injuries.

Sorrells was wearing her seat belt.

From staff reports

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