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Victim identified in deadly crash

Victim identified in deadly crash

(Source KSWO) (Source KSWO)

ELGIN, OK (KSWO)- The victim of a deadly crash near Elgin Monday morning has been identified as 23-year-old Cody Lynch of Chickasha.

Authorities say Lynch was driving alone when his car went over the center line on Highway 277 near Watts Road, and hit a van with 5 people on board, including 2 children. Lynch was pronounced dead at the scene.  A 4-year-old boy remains in the hospital Monday in good condition with head and internal injuries, along with an 83-year-old woman who was riding with the boy in the van.  The other three people in that vehicle were treated for their injuries and released.  The driver of a pickup that slammed into the back of the wrecked van was not hurt.  It was raining at the time of the crash, but the Highway Patrol has not yet determined what caused the collision.

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