Vinita, OK – Oklahoma boy killed after being struck by car
VINITA, Okla. (AP) Authorities are investigating the death of a two-year-old boy who was struck by a car after wandering into a Vinita street.
Police say the accident occurred about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday along Tahlequah Avenue.
Vinita Assistant Police Chief Barry Armstrong told KTUL-TV the child walked up out of a steep ditch near his home and into the street. A passing driver saw the child and attempted to swerve, but it was too late.
Oklahoma City, OK – 3 more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Influenza-related illnesses are still making a mark in Oklahoma, as health authorities report three more deaths, bringing the total number this season to 15.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health reported Thursday that one of the deaths came in the 0 to 18 age group and occurred in Jefferson County. The other deaths came in the 19-64 group in Marshall County and in the 65 and older group in Tulsa County.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa downtown Inner Dispersal Loop is finished. The 75-million dollar federal stimulus rebuild project wrapped up this afternoon.
On hand for the re-dedication was Governor Fallin along with several members of the U-S House Transportation Committee which authorized the project. The ceremony was moved to OneOk Field because of the weather.
As a member of Congress, Fallin voted against the stimulus package. She said yesterday that it should have contained more transportation projects.