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Fatal crash on I-35 near Waterloo Road

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Update: Tuesday afternoon the Oklahoma Highway Patrol released the name of the Guthrie man who was killed on I-35 near Waterloo.

Jeremiah Robert McHone, 28 of Guthrie, was driving north on Interstate 35 when his right rear tire blew out. He died at the scene.

McHone leaves behind a wife (Menecca) and three children ages 9 (Bryce), 7 (Ashlynn ) and 3 (Rowan).

If you would like to help McHone’s family, donate to “The McHone Family Donation Account” at Tinker Federal Credit Union.

If you have any questions, contact Amber Rathjen at (405)-313-8502 or amr050507@yahoo.com.

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One person was killed in an accident involving a travel trailer on I-35 near mile marker 148. Officials say a man’s tire blew out causing him to lose control. He went over the median causing an accident on the other side.

The wreck, that occurred shortly after 5:00 p.m., shut down the southbound lanes, and the inside northbound lane. Traffic was being diverted at Seward Rd.

The interstate was reopened at 7:30 p.m. and was closed for two hours and 19 minutes.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, one of the vehicles involved in the collision  rolled over.

Troopers said McHone was killed when one of his tires blew out causing the vehicle to flip over after going through a cable barrier. An on-going investigation continues, but the vehicle’s tires were in poor condition.

He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown sixty feet from his 2005 Chevrolet box truck.

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