Elderly woman killed in head-on collision

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GRANT COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – An elderly Hunter woman died after being involved in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon.

Marilyn J. Kennedy, 79, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on U.S. Highway 60, a mile southwest of Lamont, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Kennedy was driving her car in the  west on  U.S. 60 when at approximately 1:11 p.m.

Officials say a van heading east collided with her car head-on.

The collision remains under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s Traffic Homicide Unit.

The driver of the van and his passenger were both treated for injuries and released.

Editors note (11/22/19): Original story was updated to clarify the lanes each car was in prior to the collision. 

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