Two people dead in three-car accident near Tahlequah

Posted at 3:16 PM, Mar 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-26 16:16:25-04

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Okla. - Oklahoma Highway Patrol said two people are dead after one vehicle struck two vehicles head-on Monday morning near Tahlequah.

Troopers said at approximately 8:50 a.m., Cody Vernon Harvey, 27, was driving southbound on State Highway 82 when he crossed over the center line and struck Lonnie Gilbert Hammond, 46. Hammond departed the roadway. Harvey continued driving and struck Lana Leann Snyder, 46, head-on.

Harvey and Snyder both died at the scene, troopers said.

Hammond was not injured in the crash.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, troopers said.

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