Two upper level waves will interact with a warm and very moist air mass to generate thunderstorms through Saturday. Lightning and torrential rainfall that could cause flash flooding are the primary threats...with a secondary threat of damaging winds. Turn around, don't drown!
5-1-05- Three people were killed Saturday night when their vehicle ran off a Pontotoc County road about one mile north of Vanoss, Oklahoma. One teenager was also injured in that accident.
The Chrysler convertible was driver by 43 year old Randall Shupe of Stratford. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 33 year old Victoria Sanders of Ada was also killed at the scene, along with 24 year old Amber Wilson of Apple Valley, California.
Another passenger, 18 year old Jeremy G. Roberts of Stratford is the only survivor of that accident. He is in stable condition at an Ada hospital with a leg injury.
Troopers say the vehicle was headed south on a county road around 10 p.m. Saturday. The driver failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the roadway into a creek and flipped.
None of the victims were wearing seatbelts. Troopers reported an odor of alcohol at the scene.