1 Dead, 4 Recovering After Crash In Sperry
SPERRY, Oklahoma - One person has died and four others are recovering following a crash near Sperry.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred at the intersection of North 103rd and West 20th when a car driven by 55-year-old Terry Lynn Bumgarner, of Turley, failed to yield at a stop sign and was t-boned by a truck.
OHP says Terry Bumgarner was pinned for at least 15 minutes before emergency crews arrived. She was then life-flighted from the scene in critical condition.
OHP says the three passengers inside the vehicle were 66-year-old Samuel Bumgarner Jr., 28-year-old Tiffany Ladd and 38-year-old Charles Hendrix.
Samuel Bumgarner Jr. was pronounced dead at the scene, and Ladd and Hendrix were both treated and released from a Tulsa hospital.
The driver of the truck was treated and released.
According to OHP, Terry Bumgarner was under the influence of drugs when she failed to yield at the stop sign.
At this time, no arrests have been made.
OHP says there were a lot of resources on scene.
First responders say these types of calls are tough especially on Christmas Day, but they come to work every day with a mission.
"When people are having their worst days, we are there to do the best we can to make them feel better," said Jarrod Busch, Firefighter EMT Country Corner Fire Department.
And OHP is reminding people pay attention on the roads.
"People got to remember, even on Christmas Day, you have to drive safely and pay attention to your intersections" said Trooper Rose.