Two people were killed Friday evening and a Cherokee County sheriff’s deputy was sent to the hospital after a head-on crash on North 510 Road near Moodys.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Jared Whipple-Wilkerson, 20, and Grace Blaylock, 22, died in the crash. 

Sheriff Jason Chennault confirmed Deputy Ryan Young was transported to the hospital, and was later released.  

OHP said Blaylock was driving a 1998 Honda Civic that struck the deputy's vehicle head-on. Blaylock and Whipple-Wilkerson were pronounced dead at the scene.   

OHP is still investigating the cause of the crash. 

This story is developing. 


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