One person is dead and another is critically injured in Logan County after three-car wreck involving a semi-truck.
45-year-old Gayle Lynn Lanoy of Piedmont was westbound on Oklahoma 33 in a 2021 Toyota 4Runner about 8:30 a.m. when she attempted a legal stop on the two-lane stretch of highway to make a left turn.
A westbound tractor-trailer rig driven by a 57-year-old Oklahoma man struck the 4Runner, the report states, and Lanoy’s vehicle then crossed into the path of a 2017 GMC pickup. Lanoy was ejected about 30 feet when the eastbound pickup struck her vehicle, troopers said.
Lanoy was pronounced dead at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City. She was initially taken to Mercy Medical Center in Guthrie but was later flown to the OKC hospital. She died from head, arm, leg and internal and external torso injuries, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials.
The driver of the pickup, a 39-year-old Edmond man, was pinned about a half hour before being extricated by Guthrie firefighters. He was also transported by air to an Oklahoma City hospital; troopers report he was in critical condition.
The driver of the tractor-trailer rig was not injured.
The cause of the crash and further details remain under investigation, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s preliminary collision report.
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A Locust Grove woman was killed Sunday in a two-vehicle crash in Delaware County.
Haleigh Witt, 25, was driving on U.S. 59 about 2:15 p.m. The preliminary report states Witt was pinned nearly three hours inside her vehicle; she was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash about a mile south of Jay.
A California woman has died due to injuries she suffered just over a month earlier in a crash in Tulsa, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Leticia Lopez, 44, of Fullerton, California, was hospitalized at St John Medical Center in Tulsa, in critical condition November 25, 2021 after a crash involving another vehicle along Interstate 244 near Harvard Avenue about 4 a.m. She died Wednesday, December 29, 2021.
A nine-year-old boy has been pronounced dead at Stillwater Medical following a collision on State Highway 33 and Fairgrounds Road, near the Liberty Church of Perkins and Frank’s Diesel Service. The child, whose name has not been released as of yet, sustained head and trunk internal injuries reports Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
According to the OHP report, Sarah Davidson, 31, of Cushing, was driving a 2015 Honda Pilot carrying four children from Perkins.
Stillwater News Press reports, Davidson was transported by Cushing Fire to OU Medical with head and trunk internal injuries. One of her passengers, an 11-year-old boy, was transported by Cushing Fire to OU Medical with head injuries.
A man was fatally crushed between two cars just after midnight on Saturday, November 6th in Oklahoma City.
The crash happened on SW 3rd Street and MacArthur near Walmart at about 12:30 a.m.
The man crashed into the rear of another vehicle, he was then standing in front of his vehicle and behind the struck car. A third driver then crashed into the back of the man’s vehicle, causing him to be crushed between his vehicle and the rear-ended car.
The man was pronounced dead after the incident. He was not immediately identified. At this time we are unclear if the other drivers were hurt.
A hit and run collision at around 9:15pm on Tuesday, October 5 at Admiral Boulevard and Utica Avenue in Tulsa has left a longtime 911 dispatcher dead. The intersection at Admiral and Utica hosts Admiral Park and Robertson Tire.
Mary Byers served Tulsa for 26 years as a 911 call taker, dispatcher, and supervisor.
Tulsa police say the man alleged to have hit her, 27-year-old Cody Carrell, turned himself in later, on Tuesday. In an arrest report it was stated Carrell ran a red light and hit Byers car. Speed is believed to be a factor in the accident.
A 16-year-old boy driving a white sedan struck and badly injured a motorcyclist on 61st St near Hwy 169 Monday due to road rage.
The teen was trying to merge onto Hwy 169 from 81st St, while a woman driving north on Highway 169 tried to exit at 71st. The 16-year-old driving a white car was getting on the highway at 81st and forced her to swerve to avoid hitting him. He then threw a water bottle at her car.
A 69-year-old woman was killed, and another person was not seriously injured when a SUV hit two pedestrians Monday, September 13 in Northwest OKC.
A Nissan was heading West on NW 23rd at N Pennsylvania Avenue when it hit two people crossing 23rd St. The intersection includes a 7-Eleven, Raising Cane’s, McDonald’s, and EZPawn. The neighborhood is close to Oklahoma City University and Shepherd Historic District. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are still looking into the details. The driver is cooperating.
A woman is dead after crashing into a pole in midtown Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon near 31st and Joplin.
Kaylesha Houston was one of two cars speeding Tuesday afternoon. Houston was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe and another person was driving a red Dodge Charger east on 31st Street near Joplin Avenue at speeds of around 70 mph about 3:30 p.m. “Houston tried to change lanes and her Tahoe spun out of control, hitting the utility pole,” reports Tulsa Police Sgt. Will Dalsing.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports two drivers died and another person was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday along Hwy 3, about five miles north of Earlsboro in Pottawatomie County.
On Wednesday, August 11, just after 8a.m. emergency crews were called out to the crash.
The intersection is near Crows Farm Market and Fairview Baptist Church.
Investigators say a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck, driven by 44-year-old Jason Prine, was heading eastbound on Hwy 3 when the truck crossed the center line.
The accident occurred on Hwy 3, just west of Valleyview Road.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one is dead and another is in critical condition after a wreck in Creek County Friday, August 6.
OHP says it happened around 5:08 p.m. near Highway 33 and South 209th West Avenue in Sapulpa. The intersection near the Blue Bell Church.
They say three vehicles were driving in the westbound lanes when one slowed down to make a turn. The driver behind them slowed down but a third person driving a 1999 Peterbilt semi-truck did not. Troopers say the semi overtook the two cars in front, crushing them and killing one and sending another to the hospital. The semi driver, Charles Stuart, 44, of Glencoe, Oklahoma was not injured.
Around 8:25 a.m., emergency crews responded to a fatality collision on US-75 northbound at the intersection of 96th St North, about three miles west of Owasso, according to the accident report. This intersection includes DaVco Mechanical Contractors, Grace Baptist Church, and U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer.
The driver of a box truck recently fell asleep behind the wheel causing a horrific crash. The wreck is still under investigation, however the massive collision in Oklahoma County caused major damage and resulted in one fatality.
On Monday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to the scene on westbound I-40 at Eastern Ave. Most drivers and passengers in the six-car pileup suffered only minor injuries, however, Alecia Buffington, 26, was rushed to OU Health in serious condition with head injuries. She was quickly rushed into surgery.
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According to research conducted by AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, the prevalence of hit-and-run crashes in the U.S. has steadily increased since 2006. In 2016, there were 1,980 fatal hit-and-run crashes resulting in 2,049 fatalities. Of these, 1,398 crashes involved pedestrians and bicyclists.