One killed in I-40 rollover accident

i-40 rollover accident Peebly

OKLAHOMA CITY – One person has died in a rollover accident near I-40 and Peebly Rd. Wednesday afternoon. 

Officials said a silver sedan left the eastbound lanes of I-40 just West of Peebly Rd. and climbed a short embankment causing the vehicle to roll. 

The car came to rest about 75 feet north of the highway in a heavily-wooded area. 

Authorities have not released what caused the driver to leave the roadway in far eastern Okla. County. 

The identity of the victim has not been released.