Blackwell Woman Dies From Injuries Suffered In Car Crash
KAY COUNTY – A woman is dead after the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports her vehicle was struck in the driver's side when she failed to yield at a stop sign.
The collision happened shortly before 8:00 Saturday night at U.S. 60 and 0 Street, located two miles east of Tonkawa in Kay County.
The woman has been identified as 28-year-old Nikki Miller of Blackwell. Miller was transported by Tonkawa ambulance to Blackwell hospital, and then later transported by EagleMed to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita, KS. She was admitted in critical condition with head injuries. She was pronounced dead at Wesley Medical Center at about 11:00 p.m. Saturday, according to an OHP report.
Miller's passenger, 30-year-old Yvonne Brown of Blackwell, was taken to Ponca City hospital, treated and released with leg injuries.
Miller was driving northbound on O Street when she failed to yield at a stop sign at U.S. 60 and O Street, according to an OHP report. The vehicle was struck in the driver's side by a vehicle driven by 74-year-old Jack Rein of Ponca City, according to the report.
Miller was pinned for about 20 minutes before being freed by the Tonkawa Fire Department using the Jaws of Life.
Jack Rein was transported by Tonkawa ambulance to Ponca City hospital, and then later transported by EagleMed to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was admitted in critical condition with head and trunk internal injuries.
The cause of the collision is listed as, "failure to yield," according to the OHP report.