Passenger In Construction Vehicle Killed In Crash Near Stroud


Wednesday, July 18th 2018, 7:16 am
By: News 9


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a deadly crash in Stroud, Wednesday morning. 

Troopers said a semi and a construction vehicle collided in a construction zone along the Turner Turnpike eastbound MM183 around 12:45 a.m. The construction vehicle made an improper U-turn in front of the semi truck, according to officials.

The passenger in the construction vehicle was killed, OHP confirmed. Both drivers were transported to the hospital. 

 Both eastbound lanes and the westbound lane were blocked as troopers mapped the scene. 

OHP said eastbound drivers were diverted through the toll booth lanes. 

All lanes of the turnpike were reopened around 8:40 a.m.