Driver killed in chain-reaction crash in Claremore

Driver killed in chain-reaction crash in Claremore

CLAREMORE, Okla. — A driver died and two went to the hospital late Monday night after a crash in Claremore.

It happened on Lynn Riggs Boulevard near JM Davis Boulevard.

A driver crashed into the back of a trailer being hauled by a truck. The truck nearly rolled over, hitting a third vehicle, which rolled and sl id down the highway.

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The driver of the first vehicle was likely not wearing a seatbelt, officers said. He was ejected and died at the scene.

Investigators believe speed was a factor.

The other drivers have minor injuries.

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