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1 dead, 2 critically injured in head-on Oklahoma collision

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FLETCHER, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one man was killed and two others critically injured in a head-on collision on Highway 277 in Comanche County.

An OHP report says 55-year-old Douglas Cottrell of Fletcher died in the crash in Fletcher about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday.

The report says Cottrell was northbound on the highway when a southbound sport utility vehicle crossed the centerline while attempting to pass other vehicles and collided head-on with Cottrell’s pickup truck.

The report says the driver and a passenger in the SUV were both hospitalized in critical condition.