Woman Killed, Three Injured In Haskell County Head-On Crash


Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 10:01 am
By: Dee Duren


A 33-year-old Keota woman is dead and her three passengers injured after she crossed into oncoming traffic on State Highway 9 in Haskell County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The deadly crash took place around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, three miles east of Keota.

Troopers report Kristy Seyler was westbound on the highway when she crossed the center line for an unknown reason. Her Saturn sedan hit a pickup driven by 25-year-old Tyler Broussard of Howe. Seyler was pronounced dead at the scene by Haskell County Emergency Medical Services, OHP states.

Douglas Owens, a 46-year-old Keota man riding with Seyler, was taken by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital. Troopers say he was admitted in guarded condition with internal injuries. 

There were two 7-year-old boys in her car. One was thrown from the car and taken by medical helicopter to Tulsa with head injuries, an accident report states.  The other was treated and released at a Sparks hospital. 

Troopers say seat belts were in use, but the two boys weren't in booster seats. Their names weren't released as they are juveniles.

Broussard refused treatment at the scene.

The accident report states Seyler's condition at the time of the wreck is unknown. The cause of the collision was driving left of center.