Six high school students die in traffic accident in small Oklahoma town

Six high school students died Tuesday when their car collided with a tractor-trailer near Tishomingo, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed.

The accident between a small car and a tractor-trailer was at the intersection of U.S. 377 and State Highways 22 and 99, two-hours south of Oklahoma City, according to the Johnston County Sheriff’s Office.

Tishomingo Schools Superintendent Bobby Waitman said in a letter to parents and students that the district “suffered a great loss today involving high school students.”

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