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OHP: Man dies in Creek County car wreck

Truck driver falls asleep at the wheel, crashes into a power pole
Posted at 4:35 PM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 17:35:05-04

Oklahoma Highway Patrol said a man has died after striking another vehicle near Drumright Wednesday morning.

Troopers said Eathan Turner, 24, was driving southbound on State Highway 99 when, for unknown reason, went left of center and struck Lonnie Forester, 55.

Turner was pinned for approximately 30 minutes and was rescued by the Drumright Fire Department, troopers said.

Troopers said Turner was transported from the scene, but died at the hospital.

Turner was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, troopers said.

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