Fatality Crash Reported Along I-40 In Canadian Co.

Thursday, December 7th 2017, 7:57 am
By: News 9

A fatality crash was reported Thursday morning along Interstate 40 near Banner Road in Canadian County, troopers said.

The crash happened before 5 a.m. and two lanes of the roadway were shutdown. 

Troopers said two vehicles were involved in the crash.

Note: Troopers initially reported the tractor-trailer was mistakenly parked on the far right lane. Troopers later reported the tractor-trailer was parked on the outside shoulder of the road and attempted to merge back onto the highway when it was hit by the box truck.

A box truck rear-ended into the tractor-trailer. The driver of the box truck was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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