Man Killed, State Sen. Ikley-Freeman Injured in Oklahoma Turnpike Crash

May 22, 2020

Credit Oklahoma Senate

STROUD, Okla. (AP) — A man was killed and a state senator was injured after a two-car crash early Friday on the Turner Turnpike near Stroud, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said.

The man was driving westbound on the turnpike when his vehicle hydroplaned and he crashed into a ditch, said OHP spokeswoman Sarah Stewart. State Sen. Allison Ikley-Freeman, a Democrat from Tulsa, then hydroplaned in the same spot and crashed into the man’s vehicle.

The man died at the scene, while Ikley-Freeman was transported to the OU Medical Center, Stewart said. Ikley-Freeman’s condition was not immediately known, but Stewart said her injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.