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1 Dead In NW OKC Crash

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One person is dead after a car crash Tuesday night in northwest Oklahoma City.

The wreck was reported shortly before 11 p.m. in the westbound Kilpatrick Turnpike near Council Road.

Donna J Rush, 65, of El Reno, died at the scene.

Rush was driving a car when a following car, driven by Arthur Wesley Straehla, III, 34, of Edmond, hit her from behind, troopers said. The crash is under investigation.

Troopers said Straehla's vehicle had an odor of alcohol, according to the fatality collision report. He refused treatment at the scene.

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