Highway 19 reopens after fatal accident in Oklahoma

Accident - KSN File
Accident - KSN File

CEMENT, Oklahoma (AP) – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says State Highway 19 has reopened following a fatal collision near Cement in Caddo County.

The OHP says the highway – also known as U.S. 277 – was closed for four hours south of Cement before reopening at 11:35 a.m. Sunday.

An OHP report says 56-year-old Ollie Dustin Simmons of Cement was killed when the pickup truck he was driving went off the road in a curve and into a ditch where it struck a concrete gas line marker before crashing into a tree and bursting into flames.

 

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