Semi vs. pickup crash on I-44 WB at Kickapoo Tpke in Luther kills 1

Posted on Tuesday, September 12th, 2023 at 4:56 pm    

LUTHER, OK – An 82-year-old Choctaw man died on Monday night after an 18-wheeler struck his pickup truck along the interstate to the northeast of OKC.

According to KOCO News 5, the incident happened just before 8 p.m. on the westbound side of the Turner Turnpike near the junction with the Kickapoo Turnpike. This is just south of Luther Elementary School.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim lost control of his 2019 Dodge Ram, rotated, and hit a barrier. A Peterbilt semi-trailer then struck the pickup truck, killing the driver of the Dodge at the scene.

Authorities identified the victim as James A. Hall. The investigation is ongoing.

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 trucking 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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