A fatality collision shut down the eastbound lanes on the H.E. Bailey turnpike this afternoon. According to a report by Trooper John Hoover, the accident occurred about 3:11 p.m. at mile marker 74, about 5 miles south of Chickasha.
A vehicle was disabled in the outside lane of traffic at mile marker 74 when a Dodge truck, driven by Brock Barger of Bixby, Oklahoma, had an obstructed view and struck the disabled vehicle. The impact caused the disabled vehicle to catch fire.