Fatal propane tanker accident prompts evacuations in Atoka Co.

By: Ashley Park
By: Ashley Park

ATOKA COUNTY, OK -- Part of Highway 3 in Atoka County is closed after officials say 2 semi trucks hit head on killing 1 person.

Officials say just after 1 p.m. they were dispatched to Highway 3 east, near Lane, Oklahoma, where the 2 semi trucks collided killing 1 person and injuring another.

They have been taken to Atoka Medical Center.

Law enforcement have closed down that part of Highway 3 and also have a mile radius evacuation for homes nearby because one of the trucks was carrying propane.

The cause of the accident has not been determined but they are investigating.

We'll bring you more details as we get them.

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