Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say drunk driving is to blame for a one-vehicle crash that left a Broken Bow woman critically injured early Sunday morning.
It happened at about 2 a.m. Sunday on U.S. 70, just east of Fallon Rd. near Sawyer in Choctaw County. A 4-door, 2012 Chevrolet driven by 26-year-old Joshua Asher Tims of Ft. Towson, Oklahoma, ran off the roadway to the right and overturned about four times, according to the OHP.
Tims was not injured. However, the passenger in his vehicle, 22-year-old Kayla M. Gardner of Broken Bow, Oklahoma, was transported to the hospital in critical condition, suffering from head, trunk internal and external injuries.
Both Tims and Gardner were wearing seat belts at the time of the collision.
Troopers say Tims was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash. The cause of the collision has been listed as “DUI” in the OHP collision report.
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Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a crash that killed a 16-year-old girl in Broken Bow early Sunday morning. Authorities say DUI was a factor in the collision.
It happened at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, on U.S. Highway 259, about one mile north of Joe Hough Road in Broken Bow.
According to the OHP collision report, the 2002 Dodge pickup was southbound on U.S. 259. The driver, 18-year-old William Zack Roy McReynolds, fell asleep when the truck ran off the roadway to the left, striking the Yanubbee Creek Guardrail.
The Dodge went airborne and fell about 30 feet into a creek bed. One passenger in the car, 16-year-old Sarah Ann Cofer of Idabel, Oklahoma, was thrown about 10 feet from the vehicle.
The pickup then fell on top of her.
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