Two people died in an auto accident Thursday morning on Highway 9, approximately eight miles west of Spiro.
Don Hoyt, 28, of Barling, Ark. along with Chelsey Hargrove, 32, of Bokoshe were killed in the accident when the 1995 Honda Accord driven by Hoyt went left of the center line and collided with a 2006 Freightliner driven by William Demary, 49, of Colcord.
Demary was treated at the scene by LeFlore County EMS with internal trunk injuries.
Seatbelts were equipped and in use by both passengers and the airbag deployed. The accident was investigated by Trooper Ron Shatsar, Trooper Tim Baker, Trooper Wes Odom, Trooper Tody Perez and Trooper Ryan Williams.
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