AUTO WRECK kills 4 Tahlequah teens


Saturday, August 4th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


A small town is in shock after a car wreck kills four teenagers. Another teenager is still in the hospital.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers say five teenagers were driving at high speeds Friday night along highway 62, about six miles east of Fort Gibson. Troopers say the car rear-ended a semi. OHP identified the teens that were killed. Kyle Hutchinson, Smokey Mankiller, Erica Christie, and Chad Craig. Marla Christie is listed in fair condition at a Tulsa hospital.

The driver of the semi was not injured. 3 of the teens attended Tahlequah High School; the other two attended Sequoyah High school in Tahlequah.