Oklahoma City Woman Killed In DUI Crash On I-35

Sunday, June 5th 2011, 10:31 pm
By: News 9


PAYNE COUNTY, Oklahoma -- An intoxicated driver parked on I-35 caused a crash that killed an Oklahoma City woman, according to troopers.

It happened just before 4:00 a.m. Sunday at mile marker 166 in Payne County.

According to an accident report, 77-year-old Patricia Clark was traveling northbound when she crashed into a Dodge Truck parked in the outside lane of the interstate.

She was pinned for 1-2 hours and died at the scene.

The driver of the Dodge truck, 41-year-old Antonio Guardida-Mendoza, is suspected of driving under the influence. He was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

It's not known why Guardida-Mendoza was stopped on the highway.

Clark was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.