Pregnant woman, unborn child killed after driver runs through stop sign

Posted on Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at 5:52 pm    

CHECOTAH, OK (MUSKOGEE COUNTY) – A pregnant woman and her unborn child died in Muskogee County yesterday after their vehicle was struck by a driver who ran a stop sign.

According to KFOR, the accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 64 and Old Taft Road, at about 6 a.m., when the driver of a 2020 Kia Rio drove through a stop sign and crashed into a 2013 Chevrolet Sonic.

29-year-old Shelby Deluce, a passenger in the Chevrolet, and her unborn child were killed at the scene.

The drivers were not reported as injured.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the collision at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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