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1-9-05- A 73 year old Atoka man was killed Sunday morning after the pickup he was riding in crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer along US highway 69 in Atoka County.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Louis Taylor was pronounced
dead at the scene from massive injuries.
The OHP says Taylor was a passenger in a pickup driven by his
stepson -- 46-year-old Clint Austin of Atoka -- who was driving
northbound in the southbound lane. The patrol says Austin and the
driver of the tractor-trailer swerved into the median and collided
Austin was treated for minor head injuries at Atoka Memorial Hospital. The driver of the tractor-trailer was treated at the scene for minor injuries and released.
The patrol says they suspect alcohol was a factor in the crash.