Woman picking up tackle box on road struck, killed by semi

Ponca City Now - June 27, 2016 12:57 pm

ADA, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a woman who had stopped to pick up a fishing tackle box that had fallen onto a state highway was struck and killed by a semi.

The OHP says 39-year-old Rochelle Stormoen died in the accident Friday.

An OHP report says Stormoen stopped in the inside lane of Highway 1 near Ada to retrieve the tackle box that had blown out of a boat being towed by another vehicle. The report says that while Stormoen was outside of her vehicle, she was struck by the semi.

No other injuries were reported.


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