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Young Oklahoma children orphaned as tragic accident claims two lives

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LOGAN COUNTY, Okla. – A late afternoon car crash in Logan County killed two Oklahoma parents who were traveling northbound on State Highway 74 with their two children.

According to the officials, Melissa Haworth and her husband Eric were riding in a Dodge Ram on the highway.

Another vehicle, a Peterbuilt tractor-trailer, crashed into a Ford F550 traveling northbound.

After the collision, the Ford F550 crossed into the northbound lane, striking the Haworth’s vehicle head-on.

When emergency crews arrived on scene, they found the driver of the Ford F550 pinned in their vehicle.

Cresent Fire Department crews were able to free the driver of the Ford.

But when authorities checked the Haworth’s vehicle, they found the couple dead on the scene with their two children in the back seat.

Both the two and four-year-old were transported to OU Children’s Hospital with an injury to the head.

Officials say the children are in good condition.