RATLIFF CITY, Okla. -- Two people are dead and one is critically injured after a car collided with a big rig. It happened around 10:15 Tuesday morning on State Highway 7 two miles west of Ratliff City.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say a Chevy Astro van driven by 23-year-old Patsy Sue Morrison of Ardmore was headed west on Highway 7 when the van drifted off onto the shoulder, hitting the back of a freightliner.
Morrison, and 59-year-old Juanita Garcia of Ardmore, were killed at the scene.
Another passenger, 29-year-old Juan Manuel Garcia of Ardmore, was flown to an Oklahoma City hospital.
The driver of the freightliner was not hurt. Troopers are investigating the accident.