Crash leaves Blanchard woman dead; husband arrested
ARDMORE, Okla. — A Blanchard, Oklahoma, man faces multiple charges after a weekend crash that left his wife dead.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Joshua Childers, 31, was driving a pickup truck on U.S. 70 near Lake Murray Drive in Ardmore when he crashed on Saturday night.
His wife, 32-year-old Amber Childers, was first taken to her home in Marshall County by car; then by paramedics to a Madill hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
A two-year-old boy in the truck was not injured in the crash.
Joshua Childers is facing charges including first degree manslaughter, driving under the influence, and child endangerment.
Location of fatal crash in Ardmore on August 13, 2022. (Google Maps)