City Worker Dies from Injuries After Wreck on Highway 75

A Skiatook city worker is dead Thursday after suffering injuries from a traffic accident on Highway 75 earlier this week.

Officials with the City of Skiatook stated that Sammy Bench died this week after the wreck took place April 21 on HW 75 south of Apache.

A report from the Skiatook Journal states that three city workers were in the vehicle at the time of the wreck. Officers at the scene told KTUL that it was a Skiatook trash truck that wrecked.

No exact information was given on how the truck wreck but Tulsa roads were on "slick-streets" at the time. Authorities closed the road to traffic in order to clear up the debris.

Officials added that the other two workers are expected to recover.