Three people die on Oklahoma roadways Monday and Tuesday

Three people are dead in Oklahoma crashes. Two people died Monday night and another person died in an accident Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 1, 2014 at 5:44 pm •  Published: July 1, 2014
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Three people are dead in Oklahoma traffic accidents, the Oklahoma Highway patrol reports.

Sherry Fite, 44, of Weatherford

Fite was dead at the scene of a crash that happened Tuesday on State Highway 58 about two miles south of Eagle City in Blaine County, the patrol reports.

Fite was driving a sport utility vehicle north on SH 58 when she went off the roadway. The SUV overturned and rolled. The time of the accident is unknown, the patrol reports.

Fite was wearing a seat belt.

Two unidentified people

Two people died in a collision Monday night near Thackerville in Love County.

The driver and a passenger in a car going north on Interstate 35 about nine miles north of the Red River died in the crash about 8:50 p.m. Their names have not been released pending notification of family members.

Another passenger in the car, Lanekka Wright, 37, of Dallas, was flown to a Denton, Texas, hospital where she was treated for arm injuries and released.

The patrol reports the driver of the car was speeding when the car hit the rear of a tractor-trailer driven by John T. Carter, 62, of Pierce City, Mo. Carter was not injured. Everyone involved in the collision wore a seat belt, the patrol reports.


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