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Two killed in Pushmataha accident

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MOYERS, Okla. (AP) - Police say two drivers are dead after a collision on Oklahoma Highway 2 in Pushmataha County caused by a blowout on a front tire of one of the vehicles.  The Oklahoma  Highway Patrol said the accident occurred about 9:15 a.m. Monday about 4 miles north of Clayton.  The OHP said in a news release that a blowout on the driver-side front tire of a sport-utility vehicle being driven southbound by 34-year-old Daman Briggs of Clayton caused the vehicle to swerve into the northbound lane, where it collided with a pickup truck being driven by 29-year-old Christina Willis of Wright City.  The release said both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene from massive injuries. The OHP said neither driver was wearing a seat belt.  The release said passengers in both vehicles were belted in, and both survived. The OHP said 23-year-old Sonya Williams of Talihina, a passenger in the southbound SUV, was airlifted to a hospital at Fort Smith, Ark., where she was listed in fair condition. The release said 29-year-old Brandy Sigler of Antlers, riding in the pickup, was airlifted to a Durant hospital, where she was also listed in fair condition.