Despite Storm, Fewer Dying On Oklahoma Roads


Monday, December 17th 2007, 6:10 am
By: News On 6


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ Despite a deadly ice storm that slickened Oklahoma roadways, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports fewer people died on Oklahoma roadways so far this month compared to the same time last year.

The patrol says 22 people died in traffic accidents on Oklahoma roads through December 16th. That compares to 29 traffic fatalities during the same time last year.

For the entire year, there also have been fewer deadly crashes compared to last year. The OHP says 680 people have died on Oklahoma roadways so far this year, compared to 716 during the same time in 2006.