MCCLAIN COUNTY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released new details in a crash that claimed the life of a Moore man.
The crash happened August 15, at around 11:15 a.m., on I-35 northbound, approximately 3.6 miles southwest of Wayne.
According to a trooper’s report, 40-year-old Roberto Nieto, of Moore, was driving southbound on I-35 when he struck the rear of a semi that was stopped in the outside lane due to construction.
Nieto was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the semi was treated and released from a hospital for injuries.
The report states the cause of the crash was due to “inattention.”