Solo crash on N 569 Rd near Tahlequah ejects, kills 15-year-old girl

Posted on Thursday, June 6th, 2024 at 1:45 am    

CHEROKEE CO., OK – A teen girl died Saturday in a single-vehicle crash along a rural roadway in central Cherokee County, reports News on 6.

The incident happened around 3:30 p.m. just north of Tahlequah on North 569 Road. This is about 70 miles east of Tulsa.

Police say a pickup truck carrying six people crashed and rolled when the driver lost control at a curve in the roadway.

The accident ejected a 15-year-old unrestrained passenger, who died after transport to a local hospital.

It’s unclear if anyone else was hurt in the crash.

A full investigation is underway.

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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