Fatal wreck in rural Oklahoma

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TIPTON, Okla. — Police are investigating an accident that killed one person and injured another person 10 p.m. Wednesday night in Jackson County.

It happened on South Highway 5 between the towns of Elmer and Tipton.

33-year-old Heather Copeland was pronounced dead at the scene.

Copeland was parked on the side of the road when another car crashed into the rear of her car.

Copeland’s vehicle slid off the roadway.

The driver of the other car was taken to the hospital in Oklahoma City by medical helicopter.

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