UPDATE @ 8:35 P.M.

In an update on Friday night, authorities say one of the drivers overcorrected then crossed over the center line, which lead to a head-on crash.

Both drivers—a 74-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman—were pronounced dead at the scene. No other passengers were in either vehicle.

UPDATE @ 3:59 P.M.

OHP says the roadway at Hwy 9 and Skagg City Road has now been reopened.

UPDATE @ 3:43 P.M.

OHP has confirmed that the accident was a double fatality head-on wreck.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.


TECUMSEH, Okla. (KFOR) — Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to a deadly wreck near Highway 9 and Skagg City Road in Tecumseh around noon on Friday.

Video from McIntyre Law Chopper 4 shows two pickup trucks with heavy damage at the scene after the collision.

Deadly wreck on Hwy 9 in Tecumseh
Collision at Highway 9 and Skagg City Road

While OHP has confirmed that this is a fatality collision, no other information regarding the condition of the victims is available at this time.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area and take an alternate route as crews work to clear the scene.