3 killed during crash with semi-truck on Oklahoma highway
July 11, 2021
HENNESSEY, Okla. (AP) — A 33-year-old man and two children were killed when their car collided with a semi-truck that ended up going the wrong way on an Oklahoma highway during its efforts to avoid hitting another vehicle, according to authorities.
A tractor was traveling on a ditch next to State Highway 51 near Hennessey around 10 p.m. on Thursday when it came on the road to avoid a culvert, said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Hennessey is about 70 miles northwest of Oklahoma City.
The semi-truck was traveling eastbound on the highway when it swerved to avoid to the tractor.