Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Tahlequah Woman Killed in One-car Crash

A Tahlequah woman died Tuesday after a one-vehicle accident in Cherokee County.

Alicia N. Lucas, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene by Northeast Health Systems emergency medical services.

The accident occurred at 4:37 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 82, which is 4.6 miles north of Tahlequah.

According to the accident report, Lucas was driving a 2018 Dodge Challenger at a high rate of speed when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck several trees. Lucas was thrown about 20 feet away from the Challenger, which burst into flames.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Laura Brown, KXMX Staff Writer

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