Fatal head-on collision under investigation

Fatal head-on collision under investigation

COTTON COUNTY, Okla._We are learning more about the fatality accident that happened Friday night on the turnpike just north of Randlett.

According the Oklahoma highway patrol, the head on collision claimed two lives.

OHP said Jerry Cochran was driving the wrong way in the southbound lanes when he collided with another vehicle that on contact burst into flames.

Both the passenger and the driver of the second vehicle were pinned in the car for 4 hours, and were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identity has not been released.

Cochran's condition is unknown. Traffic to southbound lanes was blocked for several hours.