OHP: 3-month-old dies after LeFlore County crash


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a baby has died after a crash in LeFlore County.

Troopers responded to a crash around 7 p.m. on S.H. 112 just south of Pocola. OHP says a woman in a Chevy Malibu was going southbound when she stopped to make a left turn. A driver in a pickup got distracted and rear-ended her, according to OHP.

The driver of the Malibu, a 3-month-old boy and another passenger were all taken to the hospital. OHP says the baby died around 1:25 a.m. Friday.

The driver and the other passenger were treated and released from the hospital. The driver of the pickup was not hurt in the crash.

OHP says everyone involved in the crash was wearing a seatbelt.

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