38-year-old man killed in El Reno crash caused by blown tire
Posted on Saturday, March 20th, 2021 at 8:58 pm
EL RENO, OK (CANADIAN COUNTY) – A 38-year-old man was killed when one of his tires blew while on I-40 near El Reno yesterday evening, according to KFOR.
The accident happened on I-40 W, near the 127 mile marker, at 6:08 p.m., when a 2005 Toyota Camry, operated by 38-year-old El Reno man Ryan Hale, blew a tire. The vehicle slid off the left side of the roadway and overturned, then collided with a cable barrier. The Toyota rolled over the barrier, then landed in the outside lane on the eastbound side of the highway.
Hale was pinned within the wreckage for about 2.5 hours following the crash.
He died at the scene, and his body was recovered by emergency personnel.
No other people were reported as hurt.
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