OHP: 2 Juveniles, 2 Adults Killed In Crash In Adair County, 6 Others Hospitalized

News 6 - April 29, 2022 6:14 am

ADAIR COUNTY, Oklahoma – 

The Westville community in Adair County is mourning after four people were killed in a head-on crash in Watts on Thursday, according to OHP Troopers.

Troopers say that the crash occurred around 5:50 p.m. along US-59 near Baker Feed Mill Road.

According to troopers, the accident involved a 2014 Ford 3500 van that was carrying 10 passengers, nine of which were juveniles, and 1991 Dodge Ram.

Authorities say the driver of the Ford van and two juvenile passengers, ages 13 and 11, were pronounced deceased on the scene from injuries sustained in the crash. Troopers say the driver of the Dodge Ram was also killed in the crash.

Troopers say 5 other juvenile passengers that were involved were taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries. The 25-year-old passenger of the second vehicle involved was also taken to the hospital.

OHP says the cause of the crash is currently under investigation.


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