Driver Killed In Muskogee Head-On Crash


Tuesday, October 31st 2017, 3:28 am
By: News On 6


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an unidentified driver died in a two vehicle crash Monday morning just west of Muskogee.

Troopers said the head-on crash happened just after 8 a.m. on Highway 16 about a mile west of town.  

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In their report, the OHP says the driver of a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria attempted to pass several eastbound vehicles on the highway when it struck a westbound 2014 Chevy pickup driven by Kelly West, 47, of Muskogee. 

West was taken to a Tulsa hospital for head, trunk, arm and leg injuries.

Troopers said the driver of the Ford, who has not yet been identified, was left of center in a no passing zone at the time of the crash and the driver's condition remains under investigation.