Ardmore couple killed in crash with tractor-trailer

Sunday, July 25th 2004, 10:30 am
By: News On 6

MILLERTON, Okla. (AP) _ A man and wife from Ardmore are dead tonight after their pickup truck was struck by a tractor-trailer in southeastern Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Claude and Mary Taylor were killed in the accident around 3:50 p-m today on U-S Highway 70 in Millerton.

Both were taken to the McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel, where they were pronounced dead.

The highway patrol says Claude Taylor was driving north on U-S 70 when he tried to cross in front of the tractor-trailer. The semi hit the pickup truck on the passenger side.

The driver of the semi was treated and released.