Retired Jenks teacher dies Tuesday after crash near Mannford

Gregg Hartney, 66, died Tuesday in a crash on Highway 33. According to his Facebook page, Hartney was a longtime Oklahoma educator, retiring in 2015 from Jenks Public Schools. (KTUL)

MANNFORD, Okla (KTUL) -- A longtime Green Country teacher died Tuesday in a crash near Mannford.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a semi-truck crashed head-on into a vehicle on State Highway 33. Gregg Hartney, 66, died shortly after the accident. The semi driver was not injured.

OHP hasn't determined the cause of the crash at this time.

According to Hartney's Facebook page, he retired from Jenks Public Schools in 2015 and he previously taught at Charles Page High School in Sand Springs. Many former students and friends have left condolences since news of his passing.

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