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Blanchard woman arrested Thursday in Norman fatal wreck

Nicole Chavez
Nicole Chavez

NORMAN — A Blanchard woman was arrested Thursday in connection to a wreck that killed a 23-year-old Norman woman.

About 12:35 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a collision near Flood Avenue and Venture Drive. Officers believe Nicole Chavez, 43, was traveling south in the northbound lanes of Flood Avenue when she struck a northbound car driven by Danielle Bamford.

Bamford was taken to a local hospital, where she later died.

Chavez was taken to a hospital, treated for her injuries and later released. Police said Chavez appeared to have been impaired at the time of the wreck. She was arrested on a manslaughter complaint.

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