Passenger killed in two-vehicle crash on Hwy 74

Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 2:41 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A passenger was killed following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 74 on Saturday afternoon, reports news 9.

36-year-old Alfonso Herrera and his two children were traveling northbound on Highway 74 when one of their vehicle’s tires blew out. This blowout caused Herrera to veer into southbound traffic and collide with an oncoming vehicle.

Summer Jimenez, 22, drove the impacted vehicle. Jimenez’s single passenger, Virginia Hill, 38, was flown via Medi-flight to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where she was pronounced dead by medical professionals.

The exact location of the crash is unclear at this time. We will update this blog if we learn that detail.

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