One person is dead after a single-vehicle wreck in Keefeton, just south of Muskogee, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.
The wreck occurred at the intersection of US 64 and 20th street around midnight. The 2005 Chevrolet Impala was headed south on the highway and left the roadway to the right, striking a culvert, continuing south, vaulting over 20th Street. The vehicle was airborne for 157 feet, then flipped on its roof and caught fire.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the wreck is not yet known.
UPDATE Oct. 31, 8 a.m.: The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has identified the driver, Gabriel Rodriguez, Hispanic male, age 19, of Oktaha.