Three, Including Baby, Killed On Metro Roads Monday


Monday, February 11th 2013, 6:50 pm
By: News 9


It's been a deadly day on the roads here in the metro. Three people, including a baby, were killed in separate accidents.

Police released the names of the victims in two of those crashes.

Police say 1-year-old Sophia Brock was killed Monday morning. She was in a car with her mother, 20-year-old Maria Castro, who was taken to the hospital.

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Police have also identified Renan Castellanos-Fortin as the man hit and killed by a cement truck.

Around 7:30 a.m. Monday, a deadly crash happened in Oklahoma City, just south of I-40 on Western.

Police say a woman driving this SUV was going south on Western when she swerved to avoid a cement truck. She overcorrected, spun into oncoming traffic and crashed into Maria Castro's car.

One-year-old Sophia Brock was badly injured and died at the hospital.

Jim Gardner and Bob Mills Sky News 9 HD was over the city's northeast side, after another morning accident killed a man in the parking lot of a paving company. It happened just before 9 a.m. Police say a cement truck backed over Renan Castellanos-Fortin near N.E. 44th and Santa Fe.

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News 9 was also above the scene over a third deadly accident in Norman that shutdown part of I-35.

It happened around 1 p.m. Monday on southbound I-35 near the Robinson exit. Drivers there had to find alternate routes because officials closed all southbound lanes between Main and Lindsey.

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OHP is investigating the cause of that crash.

Police are still trying to find out what caused those two accidents in Oklahoma City Monday morning.

No charges have been filed yet in any of the crashes.