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Driver killed in crash, teen injured

SPENCER, Okla. -- Police responded to a fatality accident Thursday morning.

When the call came in about 3 a.m. authorities rushed to the scene at NE 36th and Post Road.

Crews arrived to find the driver of a pick-up truck dead.

There was an injured 13-year-old boy in the passenger seat.

Police believe the driver was traveling westbound on NE 36th when he left the roadway, over-corrected and sent the truck into a slide.

The pick-up hit a brick mailbox and killed the driver on impact.

The 13-year-old passenger was taken to the hospital.

Police believe the driver may have fallen asleep at the wheel.

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