Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP)

RINGWOOD, Okla. — A Ringwood man was killed Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Major County.

Claude Willie Koehn, 91, was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical examiner's investigator, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. His body was taken to Fairview Funeral Home.

The accident happened at 11:28 a.m. on U.S. 412 at the junction with Oklahoma 58 on the north edge of Ringwood.

According to the report, Koehn was driving a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis north on Oklahoma 58 and failed to yield. His vehicle was hit on the passenger side by a 2007 Peterbilt driven by Clifford Aubrey Anderson, 42, of Liberal, Kan.

Anderson was taken by Ringwood EMS to St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, where he was treated and released, according to the report.

According to the report, both men were wearing seat belts. The cause of the accident was listed as failure to yield.

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