1 dead, 1 hospitalized after windy-weather crash near Cordell
Posted on Saturday, March 19th, 2022 at 10:17 pm
CORDELL, OK (WASHITA COUNTY) – A man was killed and another man was injured in a rollover crash on Highway 152 in Washita County yesterday morning, according to KFOR.
The collision happened about 4.5 miles west of Cordell on OK-152, near North 2190 Road, at around 10:53 a.m.
The driver of a westbound 1999 Ford F-150 pickup truck, 40-year-old Burns Flat resident Steven Patton, crossed over the center lane and into the lane of oncoming eastbound traffic. There he crashed into a 2014 Ford F-150 pickup truck being driven by a 43-year-old man.
The impact sent both pickups off the side of the roadway and caused the newer model to overturn once.
Patton was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other driver, a resident of Somerset, Texas, was airlifted to the hospital in Oklahoma City to receive treatment for multiple injuries, including those to the head and internal and external torso.
Authorities stated that severe crosswinds were present at the time of the crash. The accident remains under investigation.
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