2-vehicle crash at OK-56 and N Mission Rd kills 1, injures 1

Posted on Tuesday, March 19th, 2024 at 3:25 am    

OKMULGEE, OK – A two-vehicle collision at an intersection in central Okmulgee County killed an elderly man on Sunday, reports KJRH News 2.

The incident happened at OK-56 and North Mission Road, which is south of Okmulgee Regional Airport on the north end of Okmulgee.

There’s no word yet on what caused the accident, but police say it left the victim pinned for over an hour until crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate him. He then died at the scene. Authorities identified the victim as 70-year-old Ricci Barton.

Medics transported a second driver to the hospital with unspecified injuries.

A full investigation is underway. Our team will report back if we learn more about the circumstances of the collision.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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