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One person identified after 3 people die in crash on Highway 169

Posted at 6:25 AM, Aug 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-24 13:56:04-04

TULSA, Okla. — Three people are dead after a head-on collision in south Tulsa Monday night.

It happened around 10:15 p.m. on Highway 169 at the 91st St. off-ramp.Tulsa police said a white car was driving southbound on 169 towards 91st street right with two people inside. Police said a silver BMW, driving in the wrong direction on the off-ramp, hit the white car head-on. The two people in the white car and the person in the silver car died.

Investigators say the white car had little to no time to avoid hitting the BMW. Police say the BMW was going about 70-miles per hour. All three people involved in the crash were killed on impact. The collision resulted in the white car bursting into flames.

TPD tells 2 News Oklahoma ten officers and three firetrucks responded to the scene. As officers arrived, an off-duty registered nurse was pulling two bodies out of the white car as it was beginning to burn. Officers arrived and assisted as the car was on fire.

The driver of the BMW has been identified as Kristin Hussein. The other two people involved in the crash have not been identified at this time.

Investigators are still trying to figure out what happened. It took crews about 4 hours to clear the scene and open the roads.

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