Car Crash Under Investigation
Car Crash Under Investigation

LAWTON - A fatality collision occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at about 9:15 p.m. on I-44 at mile marker 66, which is four miles east of Cyril, reported the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Gloria Varela, 69, Duncan, who was a passenger in a 2015 Chevrolet driven by Rigoberto Varela, 68, was pronounced dead by Medical Examiner Ron Jackson. She was not wearing a seatbelt reported OHP Trooper Bryce Stout.

The driver, along with a 3-year-old child, were transported to area hospitals. The second vehicle was a 2017 Honda driven by Samuel Banks, 65, of Cache. He did not sustain any injuries, although the passenger, Claire Banks, 58, of Cache, was admitted to an area hospital with arm injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.