OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. (THECOUNT) — Kasey Jill Morse, of Yukon, OK, has been identified as the victim killed in a crash Monday morning on Interstate 40 after a semi-truck driver lost his fifth axle dual wheel assembly sending a tire and parts into oncoming traffic.
Morse, 33, was killed as a tractor-trailer caused multiple vehicle to crash Monday morning on I-40 near South Macarthur Boulevard, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Shannon Fast, of Oklahoma City, was later located.
Fast said that he did not know he lost his wheel assembly and discovered it only when he performed his usual check in the hours following the crash.
A tractor-trailer driver side fifth axle dual wheel assembly disengaged and hit several vehicles. One woman, Kasey Jill Morse, 33, of Yukon, was killed as a result of the crash. source
Investigators are now trying to determine if the dual wheel assembly was tampered with over the weekend.
Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.