A Stigler man was killed Tuesday in a crash at about 5:35 p.m. on State Highway 9, one and a half miles east of Keota in Haskell County.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported, Jeffrey Peevyhouse, 50, of Stigler was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Captiva east on State Highway 9 when, for an unknown reason, he drove left of center and hit a westbound 2005 Freightliner driven by Joseph Newhauser III, 51, of Campbellsport, Wi. The OHP reported Newhauser was not injured.
The crash was investigated by OHP Trooper Burkley Cash of the Haskell County Detachment of Troop C. He was assisted by OHP Trooper Russell Knoke, the Haskell County Sheriff’s Department, Keota Police Department, and Keota Fire and Rescue.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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