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21-year-old dead, 1 critically injured in wrong-way crash on I-40
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 21-year-old woman died, and another person was left in critical condition as a result of a multi-vehicle wrong-way crash on I-40 early this morning, according to KOCO News.
The crash happened on eastbound I-40, near I-235, at about 2:10 a.m., as the driver of a red 2006 Ford Focus, 21-year-old Oklahoma City resident Brooklyn K. Murphy, was headed westbound, against the flow of oncoming traffic.
Murphy’s vehicle collided head-on with a gray 2019 Honda Accord, then overturned.
The impact sent the Accord off the side of the road and onto the shoulder.
The driver of a white 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe then collided with the Focus.
Murphy died at the scene.
The driver of the Accord was taken to the hospital with critical, life-threatening injuries.
The two occupants of the Tahoe were not hospitalized, according to the report.
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