THREE die in Mayes County accident

Monday, June 4th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

Three people died early Sunday in a two-vehicle accident in Mayes County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Troopers said a car driven by William Jenkins, 61, of Tulsa, went left of center while traveling on Oklahoma 82 and collided with another car.

Jenkins died at a Tulsa hospital. His passenger, 53-year-old Suzanne I. Fishinghawk of Tempe, Ariz., was pronounced dead at the scene. Both were wearing seat belts, the patrol said.

The driver of the other car, 29-year-old Mark M. Gage of Locust Grove, was dead at the scene, the patrol said.

Three passengers in his car were injured, one of them critically. Troopers said none of the four was wearing a seat belt.

The accident happened at 1 a.m., about three miles south of Locust Grove.