Driver killed after crashing into tree during Sunday snow storm in Cherokee County
Posted on Monday, December 14th, 2020 at 2:41 am
CHEROKEE CO., OK – A driver was killed during Sunday’s snow storm after crashing their vehicle into a tree near the Welling Road and County Road 543 intersection, reports News on 6.
Authorities identified the victim as 58-year-old Donald Wynn. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the vehicle exited the right side of the roadway and struck a tree near the Welling Road and County Road 543 intersection. The crash occurred around 12 p.m. Sunday during a snow storm.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol further stated that an excessive speed for the road conditions caused the vehicle to exit the road and crash.
Wynn arrived at a nearby Tahlequah hospital in critical condition. He was then transported to Saint Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he was declared deceased on arrival.
If more information regarding this accident is released, we will update this blog.
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