One Of The Deadliest Accidents In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Oklahoma

Oklahoma is no stranger to natural disasters. However, human error can be just as deadly as a tornado. In 2002, a deadly transportation accident claimed the lives of over a dozen people in Webbers Falls.

Over 20,000 cars were diverted for two months while the bridge was rebuilt. Today, an onsite memorial marks the tragic accident.

To learn more about this disaster and view news footage from the day, check out the video below from Oklahoma DOT’s YouTube channel: