Three people die in crashes on Oklahoma roads

A 15-year-old boy from Spavinaw, an Oklahoma City man and an Edmond man were killed in separate crashes Wednesday and Thursday on state roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 3, 2014 at 10:02 pm •  Published: July 3, 2014
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Three people died in separate crashes on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Unidentified, 15, of Spavinaw

A 15-year-old Spavinaw boy died and two others were critically injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday in Mayes County, the patrol reported.

The boy was dead at the scene about 1:15 a.m. at Indian Springs Road and NE 445 Drive about 3.2 miles west of Spavinaw, the patrol reported. His name had not been released Thursday evening.

The name of the driver of the car, a 16-year-old boy from Spavinaw, was not released Thursday. The driver was flown in critical condition to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, with internal trunk and head injuries.

Passenger Jack J. Jackson, 19, of Spavinaw, was flown in critical condition to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa with a head injury.

A 15-year-old boy from Spavinaw who was a passenger was taken to the Tulsa hospital with internal trunk and head injuries.

The driver went off the road and hit several trees before the car overturned, the patrol reported.

Alcohol may have contributed to the crash, the patrol reported. The driver was wearing a seat belt, but it is unknown if the others riding in the car wore seat belts, the patrol reported.

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