Four people died in traffic accidents Wednesday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Brenda Fletcher, 62, of St. John, Kan.
Plez Malone Jr., 68, of Clinton
About 7:15 a.m., Fletcher, who was wearing a seat belt, was traveling southbound on U.S. 183 in Dewey County, about a mile south of Taloga. Fletcher’s car crashed head-on into Malone’s pickup in the northbound lane. Fletcher and Malone died at the scene, troopers said. Malone was not wearing a seat belt.
James Riley England Jr., 68, of Miami, OK
Shortly before 5 p.m., the semi-trailer England drove went down two embankments and crashed, troopers said.
England, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene.
Mark D. Baggs, 51, of Battiest
Baggs was mowing about 8:10 p.m. in a ditch on the south side of a county road in McCurtain County.
The tractor hit a roadside culvert, causing the tractor to overturn and pin Baggs, trooper said.
Baggs died at the scene, troopers said.