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3 killed after truck hits tree on Oklahoma highway

Posted: 8:40 PM, Jan 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-05 21:40:37-05

MOORELAND, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities say three people have been killed in a traffic accident in north Oklahoma.

The Enid News & Eagle reports that a truck with the three individuals was traveling north on state highway Oklahoma 50 on Friday afternoon when it went off the road and hit a tree about 9 miles north of Mooreland.

All three people in the truck died at the scene.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says killed in the accident were: 55-year-old Vickie Limestall, who was driving; 65-year-old Marvin Nixon; and a 12-year-old girl.

All three were from Freedom, Oklahoma.

The highway patrol says no one was wearing a seat belt and the road was dry at the time of the accident.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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