Driver of dump truck rushed to hospital after rollover crash

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OKARCHE, Okla. – The driver of a dump truck was rushed to an Oklahoma City hospital following a crash near Okarche.

On Tuesday afternoon, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers were called to the northbound lanes of U.S. 81, just north of Okarche after a dump truck rolled over near the roadway.

One lane of the highway is closed as crews investigate the crash.

A medical helicopter flew the driver to an Oklahoma City hospital for treatment.

However, there’s no word on the extent of those injuries.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route until the area is clear.

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