Oklahoma Winter Weather Factor In 3 Fatal Wrecks, OHP Reports
As winter storms sweep across the state, OHP says they've worked at least three fatal wrecks where weather played a role.
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Troopers say 63-year-old Karen Price was driving too fast for snowy conditions in Pittsburg County Wednesday night when she slid over the center line and got hit by a semi. She died at the scene.
Another wreck left one dead and four critically injured on I-35 near Turner Falls early Thursday morning. Troopers say the vehicle hit an ice patch on an overpass, causing it to hit a cable barrier and go back into traffic where it was hit by a semi.
OHP says the third fatal crash, in Grady County, killed an elderly man when he went off the road and struck a tree Thursday morning. Reports say he was driving too fast for the conditions.
Troopers urge drivers to take it slow and drive carefully if you have to drive during winter weather.