Rekia Johnson Killed in Accident at US 271 in Choctaw County, OK

September 22, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Rekia Johnson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 271, Poteau, Choctaw County, OK, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Oklahoma Highway Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Chevrolet, Semi-Truck
US 271
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet collided with a semi-truck

What Happened

Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials are investigating a crash that killed two people at US 271 in Choctaw County, OK on September 22nd, 2022. Police say the incident happened around 3 p.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet headed eastbound on County Rd 2120 allegedly failed to yield from a stop sign before pulling into the path of a semi-truck. Both vehicles collided, causing fatal injuries to the driver of the Chevrolet, identified as 33-year-old Rekia Johnson. A 4-year-old child in the Chevrolet also suffered fatal injuries. A second child was hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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