OHP Troopers Identify Man Killed In Deadly Crash Along I-44

Wednesday, December 1st 2021, 8:33 am
By: Gabe Castillo


Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troopers have identified a driver killed in a deadly crash along I-44 on Wednesday morning.

According to troopers, 43-year-old Tony Wright was traveling westbound on I-44, near the 165th East Avenue in the city limits of Catoosa, when he departed the roadway and struck a Toyota traveling in the opposite direction.

Troopers say Wright was pinned by his vehicle for an unknown amount of time before the Catoosa Fire Department rescued him using n extrication tool.

Wright was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries around 4:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

There is currently no word on the condition of the other driver involved in the crash.