Amanda Carson, 37, of Yukon was pronounced dead at OU Medical Center on New Year’s Eve after a crash around 11 p.m. on Southbound Kilpatrick Turnpike at Wilshire Boulevard.
The crash involved a car and Carson’s SUV. The driver of the car was Craig Maker, 30, of Edmond. He sustained a leg injury and was taken to OU Medical Center. He was treated and released. Authorities said Maker was driving under the influence. He was arrested for DUI.
Carson had three passengers in the SUV, including a nine year old who was taken to OU Medical Center in critical condition, and a four year old who was taken to OU Medical Center and was treated and released. The third passenger was not identified, but is in critical condition at OU Medical Center.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are still investigating the crash.
The Yukon Review will have a full story the paper and online Wednesday, Jan. 4.
Updated at 11:28 Jan. 3.