• One person dead after semi-truck crash on Turner Turnpike

    By: Chrishayla Smith , Cailey Dougherty

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    SAPULPA, Okla. - QUICK FACTS:

    • Crews are investigating a fatal collision and delivery truck fire on Turner Turnpike near Sapulpa Thursday night.
    • Officials say the FedEx semi-truck collided with an SUV and left the semi-truck on fire, hanging off the side of the bridge.
    • Sapulpa police say the driver of the SUV died in the collision. He was identified as Marshal Douglas of Sand Springs. 
    • The driver of the semi-truck is expected to be OK.
    • One eastbound lane of the Turner Turnpike at Tulsa gate is closed due to the collision.
    • Watch the attached videos for reports from the scene.

    “Our thoughts are with everyone affected by this terrible event. We are cooperating with authorities as they investigate.” -- FedEx


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