Man killed after crashing into freightliner tractor on Turner Turnpike

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – A man was killed in a crash on the Turner Turnpike in Lincoln County early Tuesday.

Troopers say 38-year-old James Altendorf, of Ft. Worth, Texas, was driving his 2000 Ford Taurus around 1:48 a.m. in the westbound lanes of the Turner Turnpike near mile marker 161 when he crashed into a freightliner tractor.

Altendorf was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the freightliner was not injured.

No other information has been released at this time.


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