Newkirk woman killed in 6-vehicle pileup on I-35

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 6:36 pm    

NEWKIRK, OK – A 51-year-old woman was killed following a pileup on I-35 likely caused by black ice early Monday morning.

According to KFOR, the accident took place shortly 2 a.m. along the Cimarron River Bridge near Exit 166.

Police say Kelly Hillhouse, 51, was involved in a 6-vehicle collision involving three cars and three semi-trucks. Firefighters worked for several hours to free Hillhouse from her vehicle. Unfortunately, she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two other drivers were transported to University Hospital to be treated for unknown injuries sustained in the crash.

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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