Latimer, OK (June 30, 2019) – A tragically fatal crash is currently under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol in Latimer County, according to authorities. The accident was reported to have happened early on Sunday morning, June 30, at around 1:50 a.m. on State Highway 82 near the town of Red Oak.
State Troopers were called to the scene where they stated that a 2009 Dodge Pickup truck, operated by Thomas Price, 59, of Wister, crashed while traveling north along Highway 82. According to Troopers, Price exited the roadway to the right for unknown reasons before striking a tree and overturning his truck onto its side.
OHP stated that Price ended up pinned inside the vehicle for approximately two hours before responders were able to extricate him. He was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene. At this time, authorities are working to determine the cause of the crash.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the loved ones of Thomas Price.
Car Accidents in Oklahoma
While hundreds of people die in Oklahoma car accidents each and every year, there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a loved one. Our hearts break for the families who are undoubtedly distressed at this time. Although it might come as little compensation, it is important to understand that you may likely have significant rights as the bereaved family.
It is important to know that a case for wrongful death in Oklahoma can likely be made in the event that the passing of a loved one was not the fault of the victim. Many motor vehicle accidents are caused by a negligent party or other entity such as a manufacturer, and consulting experienced representation can often ease the tremendous burdens that complicate the path toward recompense.
As members of the community, our devoted accident attorneys at McIntyre Law are here for you to answer any questions you may have at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (405) 917-5250 today for more information.
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