2 killed in accident on Chickasaw Turnpike

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PONTOTOC COUNTY, OK -- Two people were killed late Monday on the Chickasaw Turnpike in Pontotoc County.

According to the Oklahoman, 33-year-old Marsha Haines was pronounced dead at the scene after her vehicle struck 25-year-old Quentin Fields car.

Fields was airlifted to OU Medical Center and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

A female passenger in his car was also taken by helicopter to the same hospital in serious condition.

Both north and southbound lanes were closed until 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The cause of the accidents is still under investigation.