1 Dead After Shawnee Crash; Cause Of Crash Possibly Weather-Related

Thursday, January 3rd 2019, 11:45 am
By: News 9

One person is dead after a crash Wednesday night in Shawnee, police said.

Norman Hanks, 82, died at the scene of a crash in Shawnee. 

Shortly after 7:05 p.m., police were called to the area of Benedict Street and Acme Road in reference to a crash.

A car driven by Hanks was driving westbound on Lake Road when it went left of center and hit a pickup traveling eastbound on Lake Road on a bridge, police said.

Investigators said weather conditions may have contributed to the crash but they are still investigating the cause of the crash.

A passenger in Hanks's vehicle was taken to OU Medical Center by paramedics. The driver of the pickup was taken to St. Anthony's in a private vehicle. 


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