Car lands in Washita river, two dead

A double fatality accident was discovered and reported Sunday, August 14th at the Washita River on OK-9 in Fort Cobb, Caddo County.
 A 2012 Chevrolet Traverse driven by Benjamin P Horse, 45 of Anadarko was discovered in the Washita River approximately a half mile north of County Road 1330.
 According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the vehicle was southbound on OK-9 and departed the roadway to the right and stuck the guardrail. The vehicle became airborne from the embankment, impacted the river bed, and landed on its top in the Washita river. The driver (Horse) was ejected unknown distance landing in the water. He was pronounced deceased by Medical Examiner Amy Harryman at the scene from head and trunk internal injuries sustained in the collision and transported to the Medical examiners office in Oklahoma City, OK. His passenger, Robin G. Gomez, 38 of Anadarko was located in the vehicle with seatbelt buckled. She was pronounced deceased by Medical Examiner Amy Harryman at the scene.
 The highway was closed for 1 hour and 15 minutes while wreckers attempted to retrieve the vehicle from the river bed.
 The cause of the collision is under investigation. The incident is being investigated by Trooper Zachary Wallis #736 of the Grady County Detachment of Troop G. Assisted by Trooper Russell Boswell #802, Trooper Brent Lankister #557, Trooper Ben Smith #780, Trooper Darrell Splawn #627, Lt Thomas Setters #115, and LT Bryant Harris #95