1 person killed in crash in Alfalfa County work zone

A deadly car crash in Alflafla County could serve as a reminder to be careful and slow down in work zones. 

According to the Oklahoma State Patrol, a driver slammed on his breaks to avoid hitting a flagman in a construction zone on SH11 at County Road 660 Tuesday afternoon.

The car slid out of control and crossed the center lane hitting a car on the other side of the road.

The person in the car that got hit died as a result of injuries.

That driver was trapped in the vehicle for 2 1/2 hours, troopers said.

The driver of the car that spun out of control, Levi Preston Wilson, was not injured in the crash.

No information has been released about the person who died in the crash.

According to The Oklahoma Department of Transportation, 56 ODOT workers have been killed in the line of duty. Overall in 2012, 16 people were killed and 838 were injured in 1,431 motor vehicle collisions in work zones statewide.


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