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September 5, 2013

Stillwater woman, 45, killed in Wednesday automobile accident on U.S. Highway 177

STILLWATER, Okla. — A Stillwater woman was killed in a car accident six miles south of town late Wednesday after her pickup crossed the center line on U.S. Highway 177 and was involved in a collision with a car.

Penny M. Mahan, 45, was the driver of a pickup traveling north on U.S. 177 just south of 68th street, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.

Information in the report shows:

Mahan's vehicle crossed into the southbound lane where it struck the left front of a car driven by Carolyn Penney, 55, of Coyle. Robin Miller, 39, of Coyle and Steven Wright, 56 of Perkins were passengers in Penney's car.

The collision caused Penney's car to spin. It stopped on the shoulder of the southbound lane. Mahan's pickup rolled once and came to rest in the center of the southbound lanes.

Both drivers had to be extracted rom their vehicles. Mahan was pinned for two hours and pronounced dead at the scene.

Penney was pinned for approximately 45 minutes. She was airlifted to OU Medical Center, where she is in stable condition.

Miller and Wright are in stable condition at Stillwater Medical Center.

Mahan's condition at the time of the accident is still under investigation.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Perkins Police and Fire Departments and Payne County Sheriff's Office responded to the accident.


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