Calera crash kills one

Ponca City Now - December 15, 2014 7:17 am

CALERA, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one person has been killed in a collision involving at least three tractor-trailer rigs and two passenger vehicles on U.S. 69/75 in Calera in southern Oklahoma.

The OHP said early Monday that the crash shut down southbound lanes of the highway and southbound traffic was being diverted in Durant onto U.S. 70 to State Highway 78, then to State Highway 91.

Details of the collision and the name of the victim were not immediately released. The OHP says the crash occurred about 10 p.m. Sunday in north Calera and Calera police said the highway remained closed as of 7 a.m. Monday.

 

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