Ringwood, OK (July 22, 2019) – On July 22nd, just before 11:30 a.m., Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision near the junction of US-412 and OK-58.
According to reports from OHP, 91-year-old Claude Willie Koehn was traveling north on Oklahoma Highway 58 in a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis when he failed to yield the right of way. As Koehn crossed through the intersection, his vehicle was struck in the passenger side by a 2007 Peterbilt.
The driver of the Peterbilt, identified as 42-year-old Aubrey Anderson, was injured in the collision and transported to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Koehn sustained fatal injuries in the collision and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.
At this time, OHP is investigating the incident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Mr. Claude Willie Koehn.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Aubrey Anderson at this time.
Fatal Collisions In Oklahoma
Far too many people fail to yield the right of way to others on the road. When this happens, drivers are at serious risk of being injured or killed in collisions. Sadly, more than 500 people lose their lives in automobile accidents across Oklahoma annually. When victims lose their lives in fatal collisions, they often leave behind friends and families to deal with their devastating loss. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent or reckless acts of others, surviving relatives may have legal options available to get justice for their loved one. It is crucial for them to contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible to see what legal options are available to them.
Oklahoma car accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have over 90 years of experience helping families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Although no amount of compensation can replace the lives of those tragically taken away, having it available to cover the costs incurred from the accident can help families move forward in the best way possible. If your loved one died in a tragic collision, by no fault of their own, contact our Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
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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.