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Apache woman dies following wreck

APACHE, Okla._A woman from Apache is dead after her truck hit a guardrail, rolled into a creek bed and ignited.

The wreck happened at 4:48 p.m. Tuesday.  According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 47-year-old Amanda Clements was traveling north on County Street 2550, about five miles northwest of Apache, when her truck ran off the right side of the roadway, hit the guardrail and continued sliding on top of the guardrail until it rolled into the creek bed.

OHP says the vehicle caught fire with Clements pinned inside. She was trapped in the truck for 3 hours and 40 minutes before Apache firefighters could free her using the Jaws of Life. Clements was pronounced dead at the scene.

Medical investigators are still trying to determine her actual cause of death.

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