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Nikki Youngblood-Starn Fatally Injured in Rainy I-40 Wreck

28-year-old Nikki Youngblood-Starn (Keota, Oklahoma) was fatally injured in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 in Crawford County in the early morning hours of Wednesday, August 15.

At approximately 4:15 a.m. Mrs. Youngblood-Starn was the passenger in a 2006 Chevrolet HHR headed west on I-40. The vehicle left the interstate near mile marker 15 striking two trees before coming to a final rest in the ditch on the north side of the roadway.

The driver, 33-year-old Richard Starn (Keota, OK) was transported with injuries to Sparks Hospital in Van Buren.

Conditions at the time of the accident were reportedly rainy and wet.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Interstate 40, mile marker 15, Crawford County: