Claremore Teen Dies In Car Crash In Rogers County Accident
ROGERS COUNTY -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has identified three victims of a deadly crash near Claremore.
The crash happened Thursday at 5:45 p.m.
Troopers say the car's driver lost control on a county road about four miles east of Claremore, struck two trees and ended up in a third tree.
The driver, 18-year-old Johnathan Lee, died at the scene.
Two passengers, 16-year-old Michael Mathews and 16-year-old Zachary Lewis, were flown to a Tulsa hospital. Both are in stable condition.
All three victims are from Claremore and all three were pinned in the car for more than an hour.
Tiawah Fire Department rescue crews had to use the "jaws of life" rescue tool to free them.
The OHP says all three were wearing their seatbelts.
They say one of the victims is related to one of the first responders who worked on the crash.