GUTHRIE — A 7-year-old girl died after being thrown from a sport utility vehicle she was riding in, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Cheyanne Rhodes, of Fort Worth, Texas, died at the scene of the crash in the snow-covered southbound lanes of Interstate 35 south of Guthrie, the patrol said. The driver of the vehicle, Cenece Rhodes, 34, also of Fort Worth, was distracted by a cell phone and the SUV left the road before he overcorrected and rolled the vehicle onto its passenger side about 11:50 a.m., according to a patrol report. Cenece Rhodes, his wife and their three other children in the vehicle were not injured. Everyone but Cheyanne was wearing a seat belt.
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