1 dead after crash on Creek Turnpike

Posted at 2:17 PM, Jan 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-24 17:01:37-05

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A 30-year-old Oklahoma City man has died following a single-vehicle crash on the Creek Turnpike in Tulsa County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Sunday that John Virgil David Picard was pronounced dead at the scene of Saturday's crash.

Troopers say the collision occurred about 4:35 a.m. in the city limits of Tulsa. Picard was a passenger in a westbound pickup truck that left the roadway and collided with a large concrete sound barrier wall alongside.

Troopers say Picard was partially ejected through a passenger side window.

Troopers say the cause of the crash is under investigation. They say Picard was not wearing a seatbelt.

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