One person dead after semi crashes on slick roads near Weatherford

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WEATHERFORD, Okla. – One person was killed Saturday morning after a semi crashed near Weatherford.

It happened in Custer County about 3 miles west of Weatherford.

Officials say three semi-trucks and a Volvo crashed near Weatherford on I-40 around 3:25 a.m.

One of the semi-truck drivers, 45-year-old Gideon Gachohi, of Oklahoma City, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers of the other semi-trucks were not injured in the crash.

The two people inside the Volvo were transported to a local hospital where they were treated and released.

Freezing rain caused over a dozen accidents on I-40 Saturday morning.

Some drivers were unable to keep their vehicles on the road, with some rolling over.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol will still be observing slick and hazardous conditions throughout the day.