Oklahoma teen killed in suspected drunk driving accident

Posted on Monday, January 10th, 2011 at 10:35 am    

An accident on U.S. Highway 283 happened late on Friday January 7, killing a teen and critically injuring another.

According to police, the victims were driving on the highway when a Ford pickup crossed the center line and hit their vehicle, a Dodge car, sending it airborne and off of the road. 14 year-old Edgar Munez was killed by the impact and another passenger was critically injured. The driver of the Dodge and two passengers were taken to a local hopsital for treatment.

Police believe that the driver may have been drunk at the time of the accident.

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