Pauls Valley, OK (July 21, 2019) – A fatal two-vehicle collision was reported to have occurred just east of Pauls Valley late Saturday night, July 20th. Police stated that the crash took place at the intersection of County Road 1570 and County Road 3300.
According to authorities, a Chevrolet 2500 pickup truck and a Ford Edge collided at the intersection for unknown reasons. A 13-year-old girl was pronounced deceased at the scene and a 9-year-old boy died at the hospital a short time after the crash. Both children were passengers in the Ford.
Edward Peters, 37, as well as Fallon Peters, 35, were also in the Ford and were hospitalized in fair condition. All occupants of that vehicle are from Wynnewood. The operator of the pickup, identified as 22-year-old William Patchell, of Pauls Valley, was treated and released from the hospital.
OHP is currently investigating the cause of the crash. No further information has been provided.
Our deepest condolences are extended to the loved ones of the deceased victims at this time. We also offer our sympathies to both Edward Peters and Fallon Peters as we hope for their full recoveries.
Car Accidents in Oklahoma
While hundreds of people die in Oklahoma car accidents every year, there is nothing as devastating as the sudden loss of a child. While it may be terribly difficult, it is also important to understand that you may have serious rights as the bereaved family.
It is essential 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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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.