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UPDATE: OHP says two killed in Stephens County crash

Oklahoma Highway Patrol closed parts of Highway 81 in Stephens County after a deadly crash.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol closed parts of Highway 81 in Stephens County after a deadly crash.(kswo)
Published: Jun. 17, 2021 at 10:41 PM CDT|Updated: Jun. 18, 2021 at 4:57 AM CDT
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STEPHENS COUNTY, Okla. (KSWO) - UPDATE: Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Highway 81, just south of Duncan, is open after part of it was shut down following a deadly crash. It happened around 8 p.m. on Thursday just north of Refinery Road.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol report said it happened when one car tried to pass another heading north on Highway 81, and ended up hitting another car that was heading south head-on. Officials said the driver and passenger in the car that tried to pass both died from injuries.

According to OHP’s report, the passenger and the drivers of the other two vehicles were all taken to a local hospital. The drivers were flown to an Oklahoma City hospital while the passenger was treated and released.

ORIGINAL:

Oklahoma Highway Patrol closed parts of Highway 81 in Stephens County after a deadly crash.

It happened around 8 p.m. just north of Refinery Road.

Stephens County Sheriff Wayne McKinney tells 7News three vehicles were involved.

He says two people were killed in the crash, and three others were sent to hospitals.

No names have been released at this time and it’s still not clear what led to the crash.

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