Mccurtain County, OK (August 19, 2019) – On August 17th, at approximately 11:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to the scene of a motor vehicle collision on US Highway 70 just 1.6 miles east of Valliant.
According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a vehicle was traveling westbound along US Highway 70 when, for unknown reasons, it crossed over the center lines and collided with an eastbound vehicle.
The impact of the collision caused the westbound vehicle to come to rest in the roadway, while the eastbound vehicle departed the road along the south side.
The driver of the eastbound vehicle, who was identified as 44-year-old Misty Barrick, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the westbound vehicle was injured and transported to an area hospital.
At this time, the collision remains under investigation.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured driver, and our deepest condolences go out to the family of Ms. Misty Barrick.
Fatal Collisions In Oklahoma
Every year, hundreds of people lose their lives in automobile accidents across Oklahoma. These unfortunate accidents are often preventable, and yet, countless people continue to lose their lives.
When victims die in automobile accidents, they often leave behind friends and family who are devastated by their loss. To make matters even worse, surviving relatives are often left to deal with the costs of funeral arrangements and burial services. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that they contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible.
Over the years, McIntyre Law’s personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma have helped countless families get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our knowledgeable attorneys work diligently to ensure families are able to obtain full and fair compensation to cover the costs of damages incurred from a loved one’s fatal collision. If your loved one died in an accident, due to the negligent acts of another driver, contact our car accident attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
Note: While writing these posts, we utilize secondary sources who may not have accurately represented the situation or the conditions of those involved. The accidents have not been independently verified by our team and may contain inaccuracies as a result. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident. If you notice any incorrect information included in our content, please inform us as soon as possible and we will correct it.
Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.