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Three die in overnight accidents on Oklahoma roads

From staff reports Published: July 18, 2009
Three people were killed in overnight accidents on Oklahoma roads.

Billy Hunter, 77, of Chico, Texas

Hunter was the passenger of a truck driven by Neal Hunter, 49, of Chico, Texas that was traveling south on S.H. 99 south of Pawhuska at 6:40 p.m. Friday. Neal Hunter tried to turn off the road and was struck by a tractor-trailer driven by Carlton Benson, 43, of Pawnee, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

Billy Hunter died at the scene, troopers said. Neal Hunter was taken to a Tulsa hospital in critical condition. Benson was not injured.

The driver of another truck that was hit by debris from the accident wasn’t injured.

All passengers in the vehicles were wearing seat belts, troopers said.

April Dawn Robertson, 29, of Warner

Robertson was driving a sport utility vehicle east on Interstate 40 south of Warner in Muskogee County at 9 p.m. Friday when the SUV ran off the road and rolled once, troopers said.

Robertson was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene, troopers said. Two child passengers to taken to area hospitals.

No one in the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Sandra Darlene Perry, 47, of Moore

Perry was driving a car south on Interstate 35 at Indian Hills Road in Norman at 11:47 p.m. when the car ran off the road and swerved back into traffic, crashing into a truck driven by Carl Burton Jr., 24, of Spencer, troopers said.

Perry died at the scene and Burton was taken to Midwest Regional Medical Center in good condition.

Perry was not wearing a seatbelt, Burton was, troopers said. has disabled the comments for this article.