CHICKASHA, OK (KSWO) - One woman is dead after a crash involving two semi trucks on an Oklahoma turnpike.
The crash happened on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike just south of Chickasha, and created a traffic jam that left people stuck for hours.
I-44 was closed for about six hours in both directions and re-opened around 1 a.m.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol tells 7News the crash happened when one semi attempted an illegal u-turn and was then hit by a Dodge Journey, that truck was then hit by another semi truck.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol has confirmed a passenger of the Dodge Journey, Christine Butler of Andrews, Texas, was Medi-Flighted to the OU Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.