Six teenage girls were killed after colliding with a semi-truck on a highway in Oklahoma.
The high school girls all died at the scene after colliding with the semi-truck in Tishomingo just past noon on Tuesday.
No details about the crash have been released.
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Tishomingo Public Schools and community members are grieving the deaths of six high school students who died in a crash with a semi-truck on Tuesday.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed to KFOR that six Tishomingo High School girls all died in the crash. They were in a car that collided with a semi-truck at the intersection of U.S. 377 and Oklahoma 22.
Superintendent Bobby Waitman issued a statement Tuesday saying the school district is mourning the loss of high school students.
“We feel it is imperative that we inform you that our District has suffered a great loss today involving high school students,” Waitman said in a letter to parents and community members. “Our hearts are broken, and we are grieving with our students and staff. We have counselors available to students presently. We also have space prepared at Tishomingo High School with counselors available through the evening.”
Prayers for their families.