Two killed in northeast Oklahoma wrecks

Two people were killed in wrecks Monday night and Tuesday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: June 25, 2013 at 8:41 pm •  Published: June 25, 2013

Two people were killed in accidents on northeastern Oklahoma roads, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Kerry Fort, 38, of Tulsa

About 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Fort was driving west on U.S. 412 when a dump truck traveling north on a Rogers County road failed to yield and drove into the path of his car, according to a patrol report.

Fort died at the scene. The driver of the dump truck, Dennis May, 57, of Pryor, was not hurt, troopers said.

Unidentified pedestrian

About 10:15 p.m. Monday, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in the southbound lanes of U.S. 169 just north of County Road 126th St. N, the patrol reports.

The tractor-trailer was driven by Jose Cristobal, 35, of Garland, Texas. He wore a seat belt and was not injured.


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