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Elderly Man Killed in Cherokee County Three-Vehicle Collision

On Behalf of | May 26, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

A 72-old-man was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Tuesday, May 18th, in Cherokee County. The crash happened on OK-82 and Horseshoe Bend Road, just south of Tahlequah.

David Tharp, of Tahlequah, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim.

A passenger in Tharp’s car sustained injuries and was transported to the hospital. The drivers of the other two vehicles are in good condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Did you know in 2019 there were 88 fatal and injury accidents in Cherokee County (Tahlequah, Fort Gibson, Hulbert)? Of the total recorded collisions, six occurred during the month of May, resulting in 11 people injured.

The sudden death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When a death is caused by the negligence of someone else, it is devastating. At Swain Law Group we are committed to helping families throughout Oklahoma get the justice and the compensation they deserve.

The law allows personal representatives and family members of the deceased to file wrongful death claims and recover compensation. You can trust our experienced team of personal injury attorneys with the legal procedures while you focus on what’s most important: family. Please contact our office at 405-546-1292 or reach out with a confidential message to discuss your case.