The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a fatal crash near Rush Springs. 

The incident took place on SH-17 and County Road 2770, at about 5 a.m. The roadway was closed for just over four hours as multiple agencies responded to the scene. 

OHP reports that a passerby discovered the vehicle engulfed in flames on Saturday morning. 

According to OHP’s investigation of what happened, the driver had difficulty while driving on a curve and overcorrected, which caused the vehicle to roll. 

The identification of the driver is pending investigation by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiner. 

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