Tulsa man, Wagoner woman die in Kansas Turnpike crash
BY Staff Reports
Monday, November 05, 2012
11/05/12 at 3:02 PM
Two Oklahomans died Saturday on the Kansas Turnpike south of Wichita.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Kelly Stark, 57, of Tulsa was driving north at about 3:10 p.m. when his truck struck the guard rail on a bridge near Belle Plaine.
The truck skidded into a ditch through the fence, then caught fire and exploded, troopers said.
Both Stark and the truck's passenger, Jennie Smith, 54, of Wagoner, died at the scene, according to the KHP.