Woman killed in crash involving semi near Shawnee
SHAWNEE, Okla. – A crash between a semi and car near Shawnee left one person dead, officials say.
It happened just after 7 a.m. Wednesday on US-177, just north of I-40.
According to a trooper’s report, 28-year-old Andrea Gould, of Shawnee, was driving westbound on the I-40 exit ramp when she turned left at a stop sign while a semi was traveling northbound on US-177.
Gould’s vehicle was struck by the semi.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. The semi driver was not injured.
The report states a failure to yield at the stop sign is what caused the crash.
The northbound and southbound lanes of US-177, just north of I-40, were blocked due to the incident but have since been reopened.
Authorities say it was raining and roadways were wet at the time of the collision.