Oklahoma highway reopened following deadly accident near Crescent

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CRESCENT, Okla. – Drivers near Crescent needed to find an alternate route to work on Thursday morning following a car accident along a busy highway.

On Thursday morning, authorities began investigating an injury accident along Hwy 74, between Crescent and Hwy 33.

Initial reports indicate the crash involved two vehicles, and one of those vehicles rolled over.

Crews were forced to close down Hwy 74 in both directions while they cleared the scene.

Capt. Paul Timmons, with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, said that one person has died as a result of the accident.

After about five hours, OHP officials were able to reopen Hwy 74.

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