One Dead After Rollover Accident On Turner Turnpike


Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 5:23 pm
By: News On 6


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NEAR KELLYVILLE, OK -- One person was killed in a rollover accident on the Turner Turnpike Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened near Kellyville. 

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Jennifer Foster, 27, died when she was ejected from the Mitsubushi Montero she was riding in.

Troopers say the SUV was traveling eastbound in the inside lane when the driver, Raul Maltos, 22, drifted over into the outside lane and hit another vehicle.  The collision sent the Montero nearly four hundred feet off the road, where it rolled over five times.

Foster and another passenger, Alyssa Harris, 2, were ejected.  Harris was treated and released from a Tulsa hospital.

The driver of the Montero, Raul Maltos, 22, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition.  Another passenger, Houston Coine, 10, was also admitted to St. Francis Hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the other car, Joey Sixkiller Jr., was not injured.  According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Sixkiller was the only one wearing a seatbelt.

Traffic was shut down to one lane in the eastbound direction while the scene was cleared.