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Three Killed in Christmas Eve Crash Near Norman

Posted on behalf of Edwards Law Firm on Dec 26, 2014 in Auto Accidents

A two-vehicle collision south of Oklahoma City killed three people on Christmas Eve.

Police investigators say the collision occurred on Wednesday afternoon just after 1 p.m. A Chevy Silverado, driven by 54-year-old Michael Rutherford, crossed the center line while traveling westbound on Highway 9. Rutherford's vehicle collided with a Chevy Malibu driven by Terry Graumann, 51.

Rutherford, Graumann, and Nellie Billey, a passenger in the Malibu, were killed in the crash.

Highway 9 was closed for over four hours as police investigated the crash. Why the Silverado crossed the center line is still being determined.

Fatal auto accidents are always traumatic, but these tragedies are so much worse near the holidays. The attorneys at The Edwards Law Firm extend their deepest condolences to the families of Mr. Rutherford, Mr. Graumann, and Ms. Billey.

If you or your loved one has been injured in an auto accident, The Edwards Law Firm understands the difficulties your family is facing. Our Oklahoma personal injury attorneys will help you recover the compensation you deserve for your injuries, and help put your family on the path to recovery.

Call 800.304.9246 or use our case evaluation form to have your accident claim reviewed for free. 

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