The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says alcohol was a factor in a deadly crash in Payne County.
According to the report, a car driven by 30-year-old Christopher Tucker, of Yukon, slammed into the back of a pickup on HWY 51 west of Stillwater. The pickup then slammed into a tree.
A passenger in the truck, 81-year-old Phyllis Sams, died at the scene. The driver, 83-year-old Larry Sams, was transported to a local hospital in good condition.
Investigators say the crash was due to inattention and they smelled alcohol in Tucker's car.
The report didn’t mention an arrest.