Oklahoma City man killed in single-vehicle crash on I-44

A man died in a single-vehicle crash overnight on Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City, authorities said. the driver failed to negotiate a curve. The vehicle left the road, rolled over and ejected the driver before coming to a stop approximately 200 feet from the highway. Authorities declared the driver dead at the scene. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the victim as Luis E. Ruiz-Esquivel, 31, of Oklahoma City. No one else was in the vehicle, according to the collision report. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol notes that unsafe speed for wet road conditions caused the crash.

A man died in a single-vehicle crash overnight on Interstate 44 in Oklahoma City, authorities said.

A collision report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that around 3:10 a.m. Friday, a 2014 Chevrolet was traveling north on I-44 near Southwest 59th Street when the driver failed to negotiate a curve . The vehicle left the road, rolled over and ejected the driver before coming to a stop approximately 200 feet from the highway.

Authorities declared the driver dead at the scene. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the victim as Luis E. Ruiz-Esquivel, 31, of Oklahoma City.

No one else was in the vehicle, according to the collision report.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol notes that unsafe speed for wet road conditions caused the accident.

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