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Two injured when semi hits gas pumps in Smithville Featured

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At approximately 2:54pm on May 20, 2017, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were dispatched to the scene of a multi car accident that occurred at a store on United States Highway 259 in Smithville in McCurtain County.


According to the report, a 1992 Chevy pickup driven by Christopher Pitts, 18, of Smithville was turning right onto US259 from a store parking lot and pulled out in front of 2005 Peterbuit semi driven by Raymond Daniels, 41, of Theodore, Alabama.

The semi then ran off the roadway to the left, striking a gas pump and a 2015 GMC pickup driven by Robyn Tipton, 28, of Huntsville, Alabama that was sitting at the gas pump.

The semi then rolled ¼ of a turn landing on the passenger’s side.


Pitts was not injured.

Daniels was flown by Air-Evac to Hot Springs Memorial Hospital in Arkansas with internal-truck injuries. He was listed in stable condition.

Tipton was transported by EMS to McCurtain Memorial with leg injuries.

The accident was investigated by OHP.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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