Three die as result of accidents on Oklahoma roadways Thursday night and Friday morning

Three people died as a result of crashes Thursday and Friday on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 16, 2014 at 8:50 pm •  Published: May 16, 2014
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Three people died as a result of crashes Thursday and Friday on Oklahoma roads.

Jose Becerra, 39, Dallas

Becerra was northbound on U.S. 81, about two miles north of Marlow, when the pickup he was driving left the roadway for an unknown reason and hit a sign, then rolled. Becerra was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Becerra was not wearing a seat belt.

Samuel Hurtubise, 38, Sand Springs

Hurtubise died after the box truck he was driving Friday morning crashed into a tree in Mayes County.

The crash was about 3:30 a.m. Friday on State Highway 20, about two miles east of Spavinaw. Hurtubise was pinned for 17 minutes before Spavinaw firefighters pulled him from the wreck.

He was taken to Mayes County Medical Center, where he died, the patrol reported.

Heather Ralynn Taylor, 35, Bromide

Taylor died when her car ran off the road Friday morning in Atoka County.

About 10:25 a.m. Friday, Taylor was driving east on State Highway 7 when her car ran off the right side of the highway, rolling twice. Taylor was pronounced dead at the scene, the patrol reported.

A juvenile passenger was taken to an Atoka hospital, treated for minor cuts and released.

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