One dead after wreck in Beaver County


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BEAVER COUNTY, Okla. (KAMR/KCIT) — One person is dead after a wreck in Beaver County.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. on US-64, about four miles west of Forgan.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP), Michael Smith, 72, of Beaver was driving east on US-64 when, for an unknown reason, he crossed the centerline and hit a semi-truck.

Smith died at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was taken to the hospital where they were treated and released.

OHP said Smith was not wearing a seatbelt.

The incident is still under investigation.

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