Francis Ringdahl Killed; Vickie Ringdahl Injured in Accident at Swamp Creek Rd in Johnston County, OK

August 26, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Francis Ringdahl, Vickie Ringdahl
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Swamp Creek Rd, Coleman, Johnston County, OK, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Nissan Altima, Dump Truck
Swamp Creek Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), serious injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Dump Truck collided with a Nissan Altima

What Happened

Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed a man at Swamp Creek Rd in Johnston County, OK on August 26th, 2022. Police say the incident happened as a Nissan Altima attempted to turn left to cross OK-48. The vehicle was struck by a dump truck operated by 35-year-old Michael Stephens. The impact left a passenger in the Nissan, identified as 82-year-old Francis Ringdahl, with fatal injuries. The driver of the Nissan, 68-year-old Vickie Ringdahl, was hospitalized with serious injuries. Stephens was uninjured. Additional details were not available.

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