Oklahoma Highway Patrol fatal crash investigation closes I-44 west at Missouri state line

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I-44 west reopens at Missouri to Oklahoma state line.

UPDATE: I-44 westbound Missouri into Oklahoma reopens. OHP state the roadway was closed at state line for nearly three hours.


OTTAWA COUNTY, Okla. — Information received from sources early Tuesday morning tell us a fatality crash closed the westbound lanes of Will Rogers Turnpike at the state line.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirm a fatal crash occurred in the I-44 westbound lanes shortly after 6:15 a.m.

Details on those involved and vehicles are not available.

GOOGLE MAPS SCREENSHOT DURING INCIDENT REFLECTS TRAFFIC STOPPED IN MISSOURI. CRASH OCCURRED NEAR 326 MILE MARKER AS INDICATED BY THE ARROW.

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