Fatal accident in Oldham county

Published: Jul. 4, 2011 at 4:33 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 4, 2011 at 5:33 PM CDT
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Oldham County, TX- A Nevada woman and Oklahoma man are killed in a fatal accident in Oldham County on Interstate 40.

The Department of Public Safety says Ashlie Johnson of Las Vegas was driving westbound in I-40 with her passenger Forest Sharp of Norman, OK Sunday morning when the vehicle Johnson was driving veered off the road.

The vehicle hit a 18-wheeler that was parked in a rest area near Vega.

Johnson and Sharp were pronounced dead at the scene.

DPS says they were both wearing their seat belts.

Drowsiness may have played a role.