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Oklahoma Highway Patrol: Crashes on state roads claim the lives of 2 people

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Posted at 4:28 PM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 17:30:24-05

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two people have been killed in separate accidents on state roads.

OHP says 64-year-old McAlester resident Kathy Smith died in a crash Saturday at 11:25 a.m. near the town of Haywood in Pittsburg County.

A report says Smith was traveling southbound and attempted to make a left turn into a driveway in front of a truck, which collided with Smith's car. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

On Friday, 30-year-old Ada resident Meagan Workman was killed in a crash around 8:10 p.m. near the town of Asher.

Workman was traveling westbound on State Highway 39 when her truck went left of center and off the roadway. Workman's vehicle struck a tree and caught fire. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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