JEFFERSON COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – Troopers are investigating a crash that claimed the lives of two people in Jefferson County.
Around 2:50 p.m. on Sept. 22, emergency crews were called to a crash along US-81, just south of Terral, Oklahoma.
Officials say a 2005 Dodge Caravan was northbound on US-81 when it went left of center, hitting a 2022 Buick Encore.
Officials say the driver of the Encore, 68-year-old Rickie Wemken, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, 74-year-old Dean Wemken was rushed to a nearby hospital but later died.
At this point, the cause of the crash is under investigation.