OHP: Three Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Highway 75 Near Sperry
TULSA COUNTY, Oklahoma - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released additional information about a triple-fatality wreck on U.S. Highway 75 near 96th Street North. The wrong-way crash took place just after 3 a.m. Saturday.
Authorities say two men and one woman were in a Honda Civic that was southbound in the northbound lanes when it crashed head on into a man and woman riding a motorcycle.
Both motorcycle riders were killed, and a woman in the car also died.
OHP has released some of the names of the victims. Brandon Dale Allen was driving the Honda motorcycle hit by the wrong-way driver. Authorities did not release his female passenger's name as family notification has not been made.
Allen, 32, was a Sperry resident, according to troopers.
Misty Dawn Thirion of Collinsville was thrown from the Civic and pronounced dead at the scene. The 22-year-old woman had massive injuries, troopers said in a collision report.
Two men in the Honda with Thirion were taken to the hospital.
They have been identified as Bartlesville resident Zachary Cole Fuller and Christian Jonathan Loiler of Owasso. Fuller, 22, is in critical condition in a Tulsa hospital with head and other injuries.
Loiler, 21, was treated and released.
The report does not identify which person was driving the car.
OHP is still investigating the cause of the crash and the condition of the driver of the Civic. Their advanced accident investigators were called to the scene.
The northbound lanes of the highway were re-opened just before 10 a.m.
OHP is looking for witnesses to the crash. If you witnessed the collision or either vehicle prior to the collision or have any information that can assist in the investigation, please call troopers at 918-627-0440.