Update: OHP officials release name of woman killed in Yukon vehicle crash

Update: Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials have identified the passenger who was killed in a crash in Yukon on Saturday, Nov. 16.

The passenger was identified as Ariel Ross of Norman.

Ross was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Interstate 40 near Cimarron Road.

Original Story:

YUKON, Okla. (KFOR) – A deadly overnight crash in Yukon, Okla., claimed the life of one person.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol  was on the scene at Interstate 40 near Cimarron Road around 2 a.m. Saturday.

OHP troopers said one of the vehicles was stopped in the center of the lanes when another vehicle, also in the center lane, attempted to avoid a collision. But a crash occurred and a passenger that was standing outside of the stopped car was also hit.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene by the Yukon Fire Department.

The passenger’s name is being withheld until next of kin are notified.

Both of the drivers were transported to local hospitals, and they have both been treated and released.

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