POTEAU – LeFlore County authorities say a woman is dead after driving into swollen flood waters. The body of 64-year-old Vickie Darnell was retrieved from a roadway near Sugar Loaf Creek around 7:00 AM Sunday morning.

Darnell was on Gilmore Rd 1 mile north of SH83 at Sugar Loaf Creek early Sunday morning when she attempted to cross a flooded creek crossing.

Her vehicle was swept from the roadway to the west.


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