Three die in wrecks on state roads

Authorities report the deaths of three people on Oklahoma roads
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: January 27, 2013 at 11:32 pm •  Published: January 27, 2013
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On Sunday, authorities reported the deaths of three people on Oklahoma roads.

Brian Joe Cummings, 34, Arkansas City, Kan.

About 4:40 p.m., Sunday, Cummings was driving south on U.S. 77 in Kay County when the vehicle crossed the centerline and crashed into two northbound vehicles, troopers said. Cummings was taken to a hospital where he died.

A passenger in one of the vehicles was hospitalized in serious condition, but the drivers of the two vehicles that were struck were treated and released, the patrol said.

Cummings was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Bobby Clyde Lambert, 58, Powderly, Texas

Lambert died Saturday evening in a one-vehicle crash on a wet road in McCurtain County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

About 6:30 p.m., Bobby Clyde Lambert, 58, of Powderly, Texas, was driving west on rain-slicked U.S. 70 just east of Millerton. The sport utility vehicle left the road and rolled over several times, troopers said.

Lambert died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Ashley D. Smoot, 34, Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City police Sunday identified Smoot as the woman who died Saturday afternoon in a downtown car crash.

A witness told officers that Smoot was headed south on S Lincoln Boulevard when she did not stop at the red light at E Sheridan Avenue and collided with a vehicle, police Lt. Gamille Hardin said.

Smoot suffered fatal injuries in the crash, Hardin said.

The condition of the other driver was not known, she said.

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