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Elgin woman killed in OK panhandle crash

CIMARRON COUNTY, Okla._An Elgin woman is dead after her car was hit head-on by a semi-truck in the Oklahoma panhandle.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 46-year old Lana P. Carlton was driving south on Highway 287 in Cimarron County 12:40 p.m. Sunday when the driver of a tractor trailer reached to get a bottle of water, crossed the center line and slammed into her. Carlton was pinned in her car for 30 minutes before being taken to a hospital in Boise City where she later died.

Both she and the truck driver were wearing seat belts. The truck driver and his passenger were not hurt.

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