UPDATE: OHP releases info on deadly I-44 crash, identifies victims

UPDATE: OHP releases info on deadly I-44 crash, identifies victims
The wreck occurred near MM60 on I-44 in the southbound lanes. (Source: KSWO)

FLETCHER, Okla. (TNN) - Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a fatal incident Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around noon on I-44, one mile east of Fletcher.

In their report, OHP said that a pickup truck was being loaded onto a wrecker.

Bernando Martinez, of Oklahoma City was standing alongside the pick up truck when a car hit him, sending him an unknown distance.

OHP said that Martinez died at the scene due to the massive extent of his injuries.

He was transported back to Oklahoma City.

After striking Martinez, the car, driven by Karen Cole, from New Mexico, continued partially onto the wreckers rollback bed.

OHP says then Cole continued back onto I-44, striking the center median then back off the roadway before stopping.

Cole was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

We will provide updates as more information is gathered.

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