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Driver attempting to make U-turn on H.E. Bailey Turnpike killed after being struck by semi

MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. – A driver who was attempting to make a U-turn on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike was killed after being struck by a semi-truck.

Around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sean McCoy, 28, was driving westbound on the H.E. Bailey Turnpike one mile south of Newcastle when he attempted to make an improper U-turn.

Officials say that is when a semi-truck crashed into McCoy’s vehicle, causing it to roll.

McCoy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are investigating.