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Saturday accident in Ottawa County kills one, injures two

A crash on E. 50th street in Ottawa County in a rural area not far from the “spooklight” attraction resulted in tragedy Saturday afternoon around 3:30 p.m.

A spokesman for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol tells NewsTalk KZRG a westbound car driven by 62-year-old Bruce W. Kain of Miami crossed the center line and struck an eastbound car driven by 38-year-old Karla Barton of Grove.

Barton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

A 14-year old passenger in the Barton car and Kain were transported to Freeman West in Joplin.

Both were listed in critical condition.

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