Liberal man dies in head-on crash in Oklahoma Panhandle

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FORGAN, Okla. (AP) – Authorities say a Kansas man was killed in a head-on collision in the Oklahoma Panhandle.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the collision happened late Sunday on U.S. 64 near Forgan, about 200 miles northwest of Oklahoma City. Authorities say 30-year-old Gustavo Marino of Liberal, Kansas, was killed when his car was struck by an oncoming SUV that had crossed the center line to pass a tractor-trailer.

The SUV’s driver suffered a leg injury and was taken to a Kansas hospital in stable condition. A passenger in Marino’s car was treated for minor injuries and later released from the hospital.


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