Woman dies weeks after Cleveland County DUI crash

Posted on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 6:42 pm    

CLEVELAND CO., OK – A 35-year-old woman died nearly two weeks after being critically injured in a suspected DUI crash near Slaughterville.

According to News 9, the fatal crash occurred on March 26th shortly after 8:30 p.m. along US-77 at 60th Street.

35-year-old Kelli Kinman was in a vehicle traveling north on US-77 when a southbound truck veered into the oncoming lane and struck their vehicle head-on. Kinman succumbed to her injuries at the hospital on April 8th.

The at-fault driver, 47-year-old Bruce Underwood died as a result of his injuries on March 31st. Police believe he may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time of 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 City 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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