Buffalo Man Killed After Semi Crashes, Catches On Fire Near Wood - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

Buffalo Man Killed After Semi Crashes, Catches On Fire Near Woodward

Posted: Updated:
[File Photo] [File Photo]
Woodward, Oklahoma -

A Buffalo, Oklahoma, man was killed after his semi-truck crashed into a pickup's trailer near Woodward, and then caught on fire Friday night.

It happened at 8:25 p.m. on state highway 15, about two miles west of Woodward.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a 2010 Ford pickup pulling a trailer was westbound on State Highway 15, when one of the trailer’s tires blew out. The pickup, driven by 19-year-old Kenneth Roy Crowe, then lost control and crossed the center line.

A 2009 Mack semi-truck driven by 23-year-old Chandler Craig Farmer was eastbound on the highway, and it crashed into Crowe’s trailer as his pickup crossed the center line.

The trailer separated from the pickup. Both Farmer’s truck and the trailer caught on fire following the crash.

Farmer was pronounced dead at the scene. Crowe was not injured.

Troopers listed the condition of both drivers as “apparently normal” in the OHP collision report. The cause of the collision was listed as “unsafe vehicle-tires.”

Special Features

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Politics

Breaking political news & the latest headlines from the state capitol & D.C.

Radars

See where weather is happening using our live interactive radars.

Technology

Spend your money wisely with reviews of new tech gadgets & the latest news in technology.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by Frankly
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
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.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.