1 dead after Sequoyah County crash

SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Okla. — One person is dead after a crash in Sequoyah County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP).

OHP said the crash happened on Jan. 20 on I-40 about 3 miles west of Muldrow.

According to OHP, a truck headed west rear-ended another car on I-40. The truck then left to the roadway to the left, struck the cable barrier and traveled down the barrier for about 360 feet before coming to a rest. The truck then ignited and burned completely.

OHP said the driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

OHP said the cause of the collision is under investigation.

The name of the driver has been withheld, pending identification by the Medical Examiner.