1 Dead Following Early Morning Crash In Kingfisher Co.

Monday, May 11th 2020, 8:57 am
By: News 9

Kingfisher County -

Police said one person died early Monday morning following a crash in Kingfisher County.

According to authorities, at 6:20 a.m. 34-year-old Kevin Cornelius Branch was traveling westbound on State Highway 33 when he failed to complete a curve, crossed the center line and crashed into the drivers side of a semi-truck traveling eastbound.

Branch was taken by helicopter to OU Medical Center where he later died from injuries sustained in the crash, police said.

The semi-truck driver has been identified as 32-year-old Mikel Dane Bateson. Police said Bateson was taken by Kingfisher EMS to Mercy Hospital where he was treated and released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

This is a developing story.