Nowata County, OK (June 5, 2019) – On June 4th, County Sheriff’s Department and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 60 between Bartlesville and Nowata.
According to reports, two vehicles collided along the roadway for unspecified reasons. One person involved in the incident, who was later identified as 46-year-old Sheryl Burruss, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
A second person, 64-year-old Margie French, was transported via Tulsa Life Flight to Saint John Medical Center for treatment to serious injuries across her entire body. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
Our deepest sympathies go out to the family of Sheryl Burruss. Additionally, we pray Ms. Margie French makes a full recovery from her injuries.
Fatal Car Accidents In Oklahoma
People across the state rely on motor vehicles to travel throughout the state. Unfortunately, there are many instances in which people do not make it to their desired destinations. Sadly, reports show that more than 600 people lose their lives in Oklahoma car accidents annually.
When victims are killed in motor vehicle accidents, their families are often left to bear the costs of funeral arrangements and various other damages incurred from their accidents. In some cases, surviving relatives should contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Oklahoma car accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped thousands of victims and their families get the Justice they deserve. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim against at-fault driver, we believe families deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. If your loved one lost their life in a motor vehicle accident caused by a negligent driver, contact our law firm today at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you get Justice.
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.