UPDATED 8/26/2014 3:39 p.m. – Officials say all westbound lanes near mile marker 91 on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike are back open following an accident.
Authorities have identified the two deceased victims as 22-year-old Joshua Oglesby and 36-year-old Trevor Flum.
NEWCASTLE, Okla. – A crash has caused traffic to be at a standstill on the H. E. Bailey Turnpike near Newcastle, Okla. .
The westbound lanes are closed near the turnpike gate 6 miles south of Newcastle.
Troopers say two people died in the crash.
According to emergency crews, a man in a white truck was on the shoulder of the road adjusting his load when a man in a red truck hit him.
Both men died.
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