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Two die after crashes on Oklahoma roads

Carolyn Krawetzke, 55, of Sapulpa, and Richard Pollett, 42, of Dearing, Kan., died in separate crashed on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: December 15, 2012 at 6:56 pm •  Published: December 15, 2012


Two die after crashes on Oklahoma roads

Two people died after separate vehicle crashes Saturday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Carolyn Krawetzke, 55, Sapulpa

Krawetzke was passenger in a sport utility vehicle that was hit by a sedan just after 8:30 a.m. at 61st Street South and State Highway 97 in Tulsa County. The sedan was eastbound on 61st Street South when its driver ran a stop sign and hit the SUV, which was northbound on the highway, troopers said. The driver of the sedan — Taylor Rooks, 20, of Sapulpa — was treated at a hospital and released. The driver of the SUV — Dennis Krawetzke, 62, of Sapulpa — was admitted to the hospital for observation.

Richard Pollett, 42, Dearing, Kan.

Pollett died just after noon Saturday after his sedan crashed into the side of a tractor-trailer in Craig County, troopers said. Pollett was eastbound on State Highway 10, near Welch, when he ran a stop sign and hit the truck, which was southbound on State Highway 2, troopers said. Neither his passenger — Lisa R. Pollett, 48, also of Dearing, Kan. — nor the driver of the tractor-trailer — Efrain Tarin, 44, of Presidio, Texas — were injured, troopers said.

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