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One Dead, 3 Injured Following Crash On I-44 Between Luther And Wellston

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One person is dead and, three others were injured following a crash on Interstate 44 between Luther and Wellston.

More than one Mediflight responded to the scene. The accident was just east of the Oklahoma, near the Lincoln County line.

According to authorities, two vehicles were driving eastbound when the car in front was hit from the rear. The first car flipped, causing it to cross the center median. 

Troopers report two children inside the first vehicle were transported to the hospital in stable condition. Paramedics also transported one woman in critical condition. 

The victim who was killed was later identified as Joseph Blazier, 36. 

According to witnesses, the driver of the second vehicle was driving erratically prior to the crash. The driver of said vehicle was taken into custody at the scene.

Both lanes traveling east and westbound were narrowed for three hours immediately following the accident. 

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. 

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