Body of driver, semi truck recovered from Lake Texoma

MEAD, Okla. (KXII) - UPDATE FROM ODOT:
**as of 11:48 p.m.**
All lanes are now open on U.S. 70 and the Roosevelt Bridge

The body of the semi driver involved in a fatal crash on the Roosevelt Bridge last week has been recovered, as has most of the semi that plunged into the lake after colliding with a car on the bridge Thursday afternoon.

According to Lt. Scott Hampton with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the semi has been brought to the surface. The body and the semi were recovered around 2:00 Tuesday morning.

There will still be a lengthy process dealing with the truck wreckage. Lt. Hampton asks that drivers continue to avoid the area as traffic will remain restricted. On Twitter, Lt. Hampton wrote, "Amazing work performed by all involved, our prayers go out to the families."

According to the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, as of 6:30 a.m., all lanes of U.S. Highway 70 are open between Kingston and Mead. Drivers should remain alert to the potential for additonal lane closures associated with this work throughout the day.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 12 for updates.