Separate crashes fatal to three northeastern Oklahoma women
BY KENDRICK MARSHALL World Staff Writer
Thursday, November 01, 2012
11/01/12 at 3:53 AM
One woman was killed and another was injured in a head-on collision with a truck Wednesday afternoon, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Two other women were killed in northeastern Oklahoma crashes Tuesday.
Dead are Marilyn Turnbough, 43, of Vinita; Deborah Feeback, 48, of Delaware, Okla.; and Robin Webb, 51, of Claremore.
Turnbough was driving west on U.S. 60 near Craig County Road 4460, about four miles east of Vinita, when her 2003 Chevrolet Malibu crossed the center line about 12:20 p.m. and struck an eastbound tractor-trailer rig, the OHP reported.
The truck then caught fire, troopers said. Turnbough, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pinned in the wreckage for about 45 minutes before she was extricated by Vinita firefighters, the OHP reported. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Her passenger, Betsy Gibson, 41, was trapped for about 15 minutes. She was treated for external injuries at Craig General Hospital in Vinita and released, troopers reported.
The truck driver, Jared Kleiboeker, 29, of Wentworth, Mo., refused treatment at the scene, the OHP said.
Gibson and Kleiboeker were wearing seat belts, troopers said.
In Nowata County, Feeback was killed when she fell asleep while driving just after noon Tuesday, the OHP reported.
She was pronounced dead at the scene on U.S. 60 about seven miles west of Nowata, troopers said.
Her passenger, John McCutcheon, 73, of Delaware, Okla., was admitted to Jane Phillips Medical Center in Bartlesville with a head injury, the OHP reported.
Troopers said the 2001 Pontiac sedan Feeback was driving east ran off the left side of the road, went back across the highway and off the right side of the road, hit a fence and rolled 1 1/2 times, coming to rest on its top.
Both Feeback and McCutcheon were wearing seat belts, troopers reported.
In Rogers County, Webb was killed and four other Claremore residents were injured in a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon, the OHP reported.
In that crash, Joel Reimer, 18, was driving west on County Road EW 44 northeast of Claremore when he failed to yield at a stop sign at Oklahoma 66 about 3:20 p.m., the OHP reported. Reimer's 2005 Dodge pickup then collided with a 2012 Ford Focus driven by Ashley Budde, 30, troopers said.
Webb, a passenger in Budde's car, had internal injuries and was flown to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa, where she died, the OHP reported.
Reimer was treated for minor injuries at St. John Owasso and released, and Budde was treated at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa and released, troopers said.
Budde had two child passengers - Macy Howard, 1, and Russell Howard, 4 - who also were taken to St. Francis, the OHP said. Macy was treated for minor injures and released, and Russell was admitted with internal injuries, the OHP reported.
Reimer was not wearing a seat belt, but all four occupants in the other vehicle were wearing restraints, troopers said.
World Assistant Editor Mary Bishop contributed to this story.
Kendrick Marshall 918-581-8386