Police say a motorist died Thursday during a collision in the Owasso area.
According to troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, an unidentified motorist was behind the wheel of a 1992 Lexus as it traveled near the corner of 161st East Avenue and 106th Street North. Around 4:45 a.m., the vehicle crashed for unknown reasons.
Paramedics responded to the scene, but were unable to save one occupant. Investigators are exploring the possibility that ice covering the roadway and possibly fog were factors in the crash.
There were 1,637 deaths reported on Texas Roadways in 2012 according to the Texas Department of Transportation. Officials stated that 1,193 men, 443 women, and one unidentified victim were killed as the result of vehicle accidents.
UPDATE: The deceased victim has been identified as 24-year-old Clark Van Pelt. Investigators say Mr. Van Pelt struck a tree.
Seeing a copy of the Oklahoma accident report is extremely important. Reports are critical to professional investigations and also serve to create peace of mind for the victims and their families. Without an official report, you’ll likely be unaware of several key facts that help to explain how the accident happened, and you’ll also be unable to dispute any inaccuracies the accident report may contain.
3 Facts to remember about Oklahoma Accident reports:
If you file an insurance claim or lawsuit, this document will be the first piece of evidence that everyone wants to see.
An Oklahoma accident report’s main purpose is to tell what happened: how, where, when, and to whom.
The “how” of an accident report is the officer’s best after-the-fact interpretation of the crash. Sometimes it’s possible to amend disputed facts in a report.
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