1 dead, 1 injured after multi-vehicle crash on I-40 in OKC
Posted on Saturday, October 30th, 2021 at 5:56 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 23-year-old was killed in a multi-vehicle pin-in crash on I-40 in Oklahoma City yesterday morning, according to KFOR News.
The crash happened on eastbound I-40, near Peebly Road at around 6:25 a.m., when 23-year-old Guthrie man Jake Sing, driving a 2014 Hyundai Elantra, drove off the right side of the highway and crashed into a 2005 Subaru Outback that was parked on the right shoulder.
The Elantra was then struck by a 2021 Toyota Tundra being driven by a 49-year-old man from Porum.
Sing was pinned within his vehicle as a result of the crash. After being extricated using the jaws of life tool, he was taken to the hospital in Oklahoma City, where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
The driver of the Tundra was taken to a separate hospital in Oklahoma City, and then was later released.
Authorities continue to investigate the collision at this time.
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