CREEK COUNTY, Okla. - The victim of a fatal crash that occurred Friday, closing the Turner Turnpike, has been identified as Shoun L. Scott, 51, of Tulsa. Investigators determined she had died from massive internal injuries.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol investigators say that a pickup truck driven by Walter Moore, 61, of Tulsa, attempted to make a left turn, cutting through the center barrier of the turnpike when he was hit by an oncoming semi.
Scott, a passenger with Moore, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Troopers say it took about 40 minutes to get Scott and Moore out of the crushed vehicle. The collision occurred around 9:45 a.m. Moore was transported by Life Flight to St. Francis Hospital where he was admitted in critical condition.
A second passenger in the pickup, 57-year-old Derrick K. Wilson of Broken Arrow was also Life-Flighted to St. Francis with multiple injuries and was transported in critical condition, according to the OHP report.
The driver of the Peterbilt semi was not injured.\
The accident, which happened at mile marker 196 west of Bristow, is still being investigated, but the cause of the crash was determined to be improper turn.
The passengers in the pickup were not wearing seat belts, troopers say.