One dead following crash, fire along I-44 in Oklahoma City

One person died following a crash and fire along I-44 over the S. Canadian River March 6 in Oklahoma City. (KOKH/Will Maetzold)

One person is dead following a crash and fire Tuesday along Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City.

Just before 12:30 p.m. March 6 emergency crews were called to a crash in the northbound lanes of I-44 East along the bridge over the South Canadian River just south of SW 149 Street. At least three vehicles were involved in the crash.

When crews arrived on scene they found two vehicles fully involved with fire. The Oklahoma City Police Department confirms that one person has died in the crash.

I-44 East was closed for several hours following the crash. By 3:30 p.m., all lanes were back open to traffic.

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