, Muskogee, OK

Local News

November 28, 2011

Three killed in morning car crash

— Three people were killed and three others injured early Sunday morning in a Wagoner County crash, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.

Heather Cheatham, 23, of Tulsa, Robbie Robertson, 26, of Coweta and Marshall Carter, 26, of Coweta were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at Oklahoma 51B and 181st Street, about 2.5 miles south of Coweta, the report states.

Ernestine Robertson, 44 of Porter; Gary Whittaker, 58, of Broken Arrow; and  Mariah Hooser, 16, of Broken Arrow, were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, but their conditions were unavailable.

According to OHP, the collision happened at approximately 12:15 a.m. Ernestine Robertson was driving a 2007 Pontiac northbound when the vehicle went into a broadslide and was struck by a 2010 Chevrolet driven southbound by Whittaker. Cheatham and Robbie Robertson, who were not wearing seat belts, were ejected from the vehicle. Ernestine Robertson was pinned for approximately 10 minutes. She, along with Whittaker and Hooser, were wearing seat belts. Airbags deployed in both vehicles. The trooper’s report states Robertson was driving under the influence, which was attributed as the cause of the collision.

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Raw: Lawmakers Scuffle in Ukraine's Parliament The Rock Finds His Inner 'Hercules' Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Raw: MH17 Passenger Remains in Kharkiv, Ukraine Raw: Israel Hits Gaza Targets, Destroys Mosques ShowBiz Minute: Hoffman, Oberst, Box Office WWII Vet Gets Medals, 70 Years Late Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong

Should a federal judge have the power to strike down Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage?

     View Results
Featured Ads

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.