Labor Day weekend was off to a deadly start with several fatal traffic crashes on Oklahoma roads.

Saturday, August 30th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Five people were killed yesterday in traffic crashes.

A Drumright man was killed in a crash last night in Rogers County.

Maurice Sellers died when the sport utility vehicle he was driving was struck by a car whose 17-year-old driver reached into the back seat to attend to a child.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the car veered into Sellers' lane, causing his vehicle to spin out of control and roll four times.

A 19-year-old Wewoka man was killed when his pickup truck ran off the road and overturned one and a half times in the rain in Seminole County.

Bryce A. Maylen died at the scene of head and internal injuries.