1 Killed, 1 Injured In Tulsa I-244 Crash


Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 11:00 pm
By: News On 6


NewsOn6.com

TULSA, Oklahoma -- A two-vehicle crash on I-244 near Yale killed one person and injured another Tuesday night.

Tulsa resident Tyler Patterson, 24, was pronounced dead en route to the hospital.   

Troopers say Patterson was a passenger in a Dodge Neon that was moving slowly due to mechanical problems when it got rear ended by a Toyota Corolla.

The driver of the Corolla -- 51-year-old Patricia Whitmire --  was treated and released from a local hospital.

Troopers say all involved were wearing seatbelts.

As many as three lanes were shut down as the Highway Patrol investigated the crash.