Driver Killed In LeFlore County Head-On Crash


Wednesday, October 24th 2018, 8:01 am
By: News On 6


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a pickup driver is dead following a head on crash and fire on a LeFlore County highway early Wednesday.

Troopers say the crash happened on Highway 59 west of Spiro just after 12:45 a.m.

The OHP has not identified the driver of an eastbound 2005 Chevy Silverado, which crossed the center line, hitting a 2014 GMC pickup heading west. The GMC's driver, 26-year-old Bethany Snell of Spiro was flown by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital to be treated for leg, arm and trunk injuries.

Troopers said the Chevy pickup caught fire after the crash.

Cause of the crash is under investigation.