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Westbound I-40 Reopens After Fatal Wreck

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Authorities investigate an injury wreck on westbound Inter sate 40 near Choctaw Road. Authorities investigate an injury wreck on westbound Inter sate 40 near Choctaw Road.

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OKLAHOMA CITY -- Westbound Interstate 40 has reopened after two wrecks near the Interstate 240 interchange.

The highway was closed for about an hour this morning. One person was killed in a wreck on the ramp from westbound I-40 to westbound I-240, troopers said. Troopers said Donald Eugene Smith, 44, died at the scene from a head injury after his car left the roadway and hit a tree.

At least one person was injured in a second wreck on I-40 when an SUV rolled over on a motorcycle near Choctaw Road, troopers said.

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