By: Patti Weaver
(Perkins, Okla.) — The cause of an accident on Highway 33 six miles west of Perkins that took the lives of three passengers, two young children and a teenager, last Saturday night remains under investigation, according to a news release from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
The fatal highway collision near Cottonwood Road occurred between a Hyundai sedan and a GMC SUV at 10:48 pm Saturday, OHP said.
Two children, ages 4 and 7, in the Hyundai were pronounced dead at the scene by medical professionals, OHP said.
Another child, age 3, in the Hyundai was transported by Lifenet EMS to OU Medical Center and admitted in stable condition with undisclosed injuries, OHP said.
An adult passenger in the Hyundai, Jasmyne Owze, 20, of Guthrie, was airlifted to OU Medical Center and admitted in critical condition with whole body injuries, OHP said.
The driver of the Hyundai, Justin Ramski, 21, of Oklahoma City. was transported by LIfenet EMS to OU Medical Center and admitted in stable condition with head, arm, leg, and trunk injuries, OHP said.
A passenger in the SUV, Braden O’Rourke, 19, of Oklahoma City, was pronounced dead at the scene by medical professionals, OHP said.
The driver of the SUV, Lillian Smith, 19, of Del City, was airlifted to OU Medical Center and admitted in critical condition with head, arm, leg and trunk injuries, OHP said.
The condition of both drivers remains under investigation, OHP said.
The Payne County Sheriff’s Office, Coyle Fire Department, Perkins Fire Department, Lifenet EMS, and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner assisted in the case, OHP said.
No other information about the fatal collision was available this morning.