Four people dead on Oklahoma roadways, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports

Four people have died on Oklahoma roads. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports the fatal crashes.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: September 21, 2012 at 11:35 am •  Published: September 21, 2012
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Four people have died in crashes on Oklahoma roadways, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

SAPULPA – Two people died in a crash on the Turner Turnpike late Thursday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.

The wreck involving three vehicles happened about 11 p.m. Thursday in the westbound lanes near Sapulpa in Creek County, OHP Lt. George Brown reports.

The westbound lanes of the turnpike reopened about 2 a.m.

The driver of a vehicle was going east in the westbound lanes and struck a vehicle head-on, the patrol reported. Another vehicle then hit the second vehicle. The names of the victims have not been released, Brown said Friday morning.

Seat belts were in use by everyone involved in the collisions.

Keith Charles Wilson, 20, of Skiatook.

Wilson died in a Tulsa County crash about 2:05 a.m. Friday at Peoria Avenue and 131 Street North, the patrol reports.

Wilson suffered head and trunk injuries and was dead at the scene of the crash. He was driving a pickup north when he went off the roadway and hit several trees. He was not wearing a seat belt.

Mandy Alvarado, 32, of Tulsa.

Alvarado died in a crash about 5 a.m. Thursday 5 miles west of Hulbert on State Highway 51 in Cherokee County. Alvarado was driving a van westbound on SH 51 when she went off the roadway and onto a gravel driveway. The van caught fire. It is not known if she wore a seat belt.


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