1 dead in Pontotoc Co. accident

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PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- A Wichita Falls man is dead after a major accident in Pontotoc County on Monday morning.

It happened after 7:30 Monday morning on the Chickasaw Turnpike not far from Highway 1 Junction.

Troopers say Deon Sanders, 40, was westbound on the turnpike when his vehicle cross the center line and struck an 18-wheeler head-on.

The driver of the semi was not injured.