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April 10, 2014

Child dies from wreck injuries

Ada — A 2-year-old Konawa child died Friday from injuries received in a car wreck April 3, according to a press release from Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

According to the report, Myron Osborn, 2, Konaw, died late Friday evening. Osborn was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 39-year-old Jennifer Tiger of Konawa.

Debra Tiger, 56, also a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jennifer Tiger was driving a 2007 Ford Focus northbound on SH 9A in Seminole County, according to the OHP. Wewoka resident Derrick Long was westbound on County Road EW 139 in a pickup truck, according to the OHP, when he failed to obey a stop sign and struck the passenger’s-side door of Tiger’s vehicle.

Long was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released. Jennifer Tiger was taken to Integris Seminole Medical Center in Seminole where she was listed in stable condition with internal trunk and arm injuries.

Three children riding in Jennifer Tiger’s car were hurt. Miron Osborn was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City in critical condition with head and internal trunk injuries.

A 5-year-old child was taken to Integris and later airlifted to Children’s Hospital with internal trunk injuries, according to the OHP. A 4-year-old child was taken to Integris and was listed in stable condition with internal trunk injuries.

Both vehicles were equipped with seat belts, which were in use. The OHP reported that Long appeared to be impaired from drinking at the time of the crash.

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