71-year-old man ejected from ATV in fatal Grady County accident

Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2020 at 7:01 pm    

GRADY COUNTY, OK – An elderly man was killed after being thrown from an ATV during an accident in Grady County yesterday, according to KOCO.

The accident occurred on County Road 1470 in Ninnekah just before 5:30 p.m. when 71-year-old John W. Reed, of Ninnekah, lost control of an ATV.

Reed, who reportedly was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was ejected about 10 feet from the ATV.

He died of injuries sustained during the accident.

No other people were reported as injured.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the accident at this time.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma ATV accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


Ed Abel Named Oklahoma City Personal Injury Litigator of the Year

Ed Abel was awarded the Litigator of the Year award as recognition of his tremendous success in the courtroom defending the lives of Oklahomans, and his unique service as a true son of the State of Oklahoma. He has won some of the largest verdicts in Oklahoma's history, and he and his team have successfully argued against harmful tort reform laws in the state Supreme Court. His impact is so widespread across the state that Governor Mary Fallin declared May 1st as "Ed Abel Day."

Get a free case review