Texas woman dead after Carter County accident

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A 47-year-old Texas woman has died from
injuries she sustained in a rollover accident on Interstate 35 in
Carter County.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Irene L. Jakit of Keene, Texas, died at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where she was taken after the accident on Sunday about 11:30 a.m.

Troopers say Jakit was driving a vehicle southbound on I-35 and swerved right to miss a vehicle coming from the on-ramp to the highway. She overcorrected, went across both southbound lanes and
rolled 1½ times.

The vehicle came to rest on its top in the center median.

Four passengers in the vehicle were treated and released from an Ardmore hospital. A fifth passenger was taken to OU Medical Center and admitted in serious condition.

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