4 Killed in Accident in South-Central Oklahoma - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

4 Killed in Accident in South-Central Oklahoma

Posted: Updated:

Staff and Wire Reports

PURCELL, Oklahoma -- Authorities said four people were killed in a single-vehicle accident in McClain County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident happened just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday on U.S. 77 about three miles south of Purcell.

Troopers said a pickup truck driven by Jordan Powell, 23, was traveling south on the highway when it drifted into the northbound lanes. The trooper's report stated Powell jerked the vehicle over to avoid hitting an oncoming car but the truck ran off the road and into a culvert.

The truck struck an embankment and overturned several times, ejecting Powell, Trulie Beason, 36; Gregory Haegele, 48; Cody Simmons, 22; Rebecca Sisca and an unidentified passenger.

Powell and Sisca were both flow by a medical helicopter to a hospital where they were listed in serious condition Saturday.

The report stated Powell was the only one wearing a seat belt.

According to the trooper's report, the exact cause of the collision and the condition of the driver are both pending an investigation.

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.