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October 16, 2013

Woman hurt in two-car crash

LOCUST GROVE — A 29-year-old woman was injured in a two-car crash Monday north of Locust Grove.

According to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Tamrah Briggs, 48, Locust Grove, was driving her 2007 Toyota Tundra north on a county road and stopped to make a left turn into a private drive. Amanda Sightler, 29, also of Locust Grove, was northbound on the same county road, failed to see Briggs’ Tundra, and rear-ended Briggs.

Briggs and her husband, Brent, a passenger, were unhurt. Sightler was pinned inside her vehicle for 30 minutes. She was transferred by Mesta to St. Francis Hospital, where she was admitted and treated for arm and internal trunk injuries. She is listed in stable condition.

The OHP indicated all three were wearing seat belts. The cause of the crash is listed at driver inattention.

 

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