Wagoner County Highway Reopened After Tanker Truck Crash

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 7:44 am
By: News On 6

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says all lanes of Highway 69 south of Wagoner closed because of a tanker truck crash Monday night have been reopened to traffic Tuesday morning.

Troopers said the crash happened just after 8 p.m.  They said the driver, Felix McCarty, 49, of Humble, Texas was headed north when the truck carrying some type of hazardous material went off the right side of the road.  They said the driver overcorrected, causing the truck to go off the left side of the road and roll over.  

The crash closed one northbound and one southbound lane of the highway.

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McCarty was taken to a Wagoner hospital.  The OHP report said he was cited for inattentive driving.