Two people are dead and one other is in the hospital after a crash near Goldsby, Oklahoma.
According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, the crash occurred on northbound I-35 near SH-74 South around 10:45 a.m Monday, January 29.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the crash involved three vehicles, including a semi carrying fuel. According to the preliminary report, a vehicle driven by 26-year-old Edgar Resendiz of Purcell crashed into a tractor-trailer that had slowed down because of traffic. A third vehicle then crashed into Resendiz's vehicle.
OHP says a passenger in Resendiz's car, 26-year-old Vanessa Felipe, was confirmed dead at the scene. A 2-year-old boy who was also in a car seat in their vehicle was not injured. Two were transported to a local hospital, including Resendiz.
OHP says Resendiz later died of his injuries at the hospital.
Due to the crash, crews closed the northbound lanes between SH-74 South and SH-9 West near Goldsby in McClain County for nearly four hours.
At this time, there’s no word yet on what caused. The name of the victim still in the hospital has not been released.
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