OHP Investigating Cause Of Collision That Left One Dead In Adair County


Friday, January 1st 2021, 1:28 pm
By: News On 6


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released new details on an accident that left one person dead on New Year's Eve.

The wreck occurred around 5:18 p.m. in the westbound lanes of OK-51 in Adair County just west of South 4630 Road.

According to OHP, a Chevrolet Tahoe, driven by 41-year-old Roberta Studie-Maze was heading westbound on Ok-51 when officers say, for an unknown reason, she drove left of the center lane. A second vehicle, driven by 40-year-old Hershel Vann, who was heading eastbound, attempted to swerve and miss Studie-maze, but the two vehicles collided.

Vann was treated by Pafford EMS for minor injuries and released at the scene.

Studie-Maze was transported to Northeast Health System in Tahlequah by Pafford EMS where she was pronounced dead due to her injuries.