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One dies Friday in fiery crash in Atoka County

A person was killed in a fiery crash early Friday in Atoka County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: August 1, 2014
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— A person was killed in a fiery crash early Friday in Atoka County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

The person, who hasn’t been identified, was driving a Dodge pickup north in the southbound lane of U.S. 69 about 15 miles north of Stringtown about 3:30 a.m. Friday, troopers reported. The pickup struck a tractor-trailer, ran off the road and caught fire.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, Jeffrey Allen Sheffield, 52, and a passenger, Timothy Wayne Sheffield, 53, both of Auburndale, Fla., were treated for injuries at McAlester Regional Medical Center and released.

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