A Davis woman was killed Monday morning while traveling northbound on Interstate 35 near mile marker 82 in McClain County.
According to investigating Trooper Shayne Ballard, a 2016 Volvo Semi, driven by Johnny Lee Spradlin, 58 of Tarrant, Texas, struck the rear of a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse, driven by Julia Kraus, 63 of Davis.
Ballard said Kraus was pronounced dead at the scene by Wadley’s EMS.
The Trooper said the semi struck the Chevrolet from behind forcing it into a 2018 Freightliner Semi, driven by Auden Carrasco, 47, of Dallas at 9:26 a.m.
A passenger in the Chevrolet, James Kraus, 71, was transported to OU Medical Center by Wadley’s EMS with leg, trunk and internal injuries.
The vehicle Kraus was in departed the roadway to the right, Ballard reported.
Neither Spradlin or Carrasco were injured.
The Trooper cited the cause of the collision as inattention.
Ballard said all three of the vehicles were traveling at a slow rate of speed in traffic congestion while approaching a construction zone.
Ballard was assisted at the scene by Trooper Brian Ozment, Trooper Ken Pittman, Trooper Lyle Lubbers, Wadley’s EMS and the Wayne Fire Department.