Passenger killed in pickup rollover in Woodward Co.

Posted on Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 at 11:04 pm    

WOODWARD CO., OK – A man was killed Sunday morning when the driver of the pickup in which he was a passenger lost control of the vehicle and crashed into an embankment.

According to News 9, the truck was westbound on Country Road 42 when its driver suddenly accelerated, causing the vehicle to spin out. The truck left the roadway, struck an embankment, and overturned.

A passenger later identified as Tyler Anthony Edwards was partially expelled from the cab. Emergency responders took the 26-year-old to Woodward Hospital, where he died of severe head trauma.

The driver and a second passenger were unhurt.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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 car 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.

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