Four die in crash on Will Rogers Turnpike


Thursday, June 26th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



(Claremore-AP) -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 4 people are dead following a head-on crash Thursday morning on the Will Rogers Turnpike northeast of Claremore.

The victims include three members of a Massachusetts family and a North Dakota man.

Troopers say William Wyatt the third of Grand Forks, North Dakota, was driving west in the eastbound lanes about 2:45 when he crashed into a car driven by Kelly Fournier of Brookfield, Massachusetts.

Wyatt and Fournier were killed, as were Fournier's 16-year-old son, Nicholas LeDoux of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, and her mother, Kathleen Fournier of Brookfield.

Kelly Fournier's 13-year-old son, Nathan LeDoux of Sturbridge is hospitalized in Tulsa in critical condition.

Troopers say the turnpike was wet and it was raining heavily at the time of the crash.