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January 14, 2010

Lindsay teen dies in accident

A Lindsay teenager died Monday afternoon in a single vehicle wreck in McClain County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Brian Ozment reported Vanessa Chandler White, 17, died at the scene from massive trauma. The crash happened at 4:02 p.m. at the intersection of Oklahoma 74 and 100th Avenue in McClain County.

Ozment's report stated White was driving a 2005 Dodge Ram pickup southbound on the highway when she drove off the roadway to the right. White overcorrected to the left and ran off the left side of the road.

White then overcorrected to the right. The pickup went into a broadslide and rolled. Ozment reported White and her only passenger, Christina Cordell White, 16, of Lindsay, were both ejected from the vehicle.

Christina Cordell White also suffered injuries. Ozment's report showed Air Evac transported her to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. She was listed in critical condition with head, trunk, arm and leg injuries.

Ozment reported neither teenager was wearing a seat belt when the wreck occurred.

Meghan McCormick 366-3539 mmccormick@normantranscript.com

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