Deer causes double fatality wreck in Atoka County

Collaborator: Brittany Harlow
Published: 04/19/2019, 10:42 AM
Edited: 03/11/2021, 10:22 AM
(ATOKA COUNTY, Okla.) Two people are dead after a driver hit a deer in Atoka County early Friday. Troopers said 45-year-old Scott Miller of Atoka was driving west on State Highway 7 four miles south of Atoka around 3:45 a.m. when he hit a deer in the roadway. We’re told Miller then drove onto the other side of the highway and hit a truck driven by 59-year-old Delbert Byles of Milburn. Byles died at the scene. Miller was taken to a local hospital where he also died. The wreck remains under investigation.


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