Update: Man killed in Wetumka tractor vs. truck rollover accident

Posted on Friday, January 1st, 2021 at 9:58 pm    

WETUMKA, OK (HUGHES COUNTY) – A man was killed after his tractor was rear-ended by a box truck in an accident in Hughes County on New Year’s Eve, according to KFOR.

The collision occurred about 5.5 miles west of Wetumka, on OK-9, between State Highway 27 and State Highway 48, at about 8:15 a.m.

A 72-year-old man from Norman, operating a 2020 International box truck, collided with the rear of a John Deere 6430 tractor, operated by 64-year-old Wetumka man Dallas Pryor.

The tractor was forced off the side of the road and rolled over before coming to a stop.

Pryor died at the scene.

The truck driver was not reported as injured.

Authorities continue to investigate the collision 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 truck 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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