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Two killed, one injured in pin-in collision on Cherokee Tpke in Mayes County

CHOUTEAU, OK (MAYES COUNTY) – An 81-year-old man and a 56-year-old woman are dead and another person is seriously injured as a result of a crash in Mayes County Thursday morning, according to KFOR.

The accident happened on the Cherokee Turnpike, also known as Highway 412, at about 8:30 a.m. when the driver of a 2008 Mazda 3 crossed over the median and into the lane of oncoming traffic. The Mazda, driven by 56-year-old Melissa Evans, then collided head-on with a 2002 Chevy Silverado.

Evans and the driver of the Silverado, George Baylock, 81, were trapped in the wreckage for over two hours, according to the report.

Baylock and Evans died at the scene.

A passenger in the Silverado was thrown from the vehicle during the collision and was taken to the hospital in Tulsa in serious condition.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision at this time.

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