Blackwell accident kills one, injures one

Ponca City Now - May 12, 2016 8:46 am

A fatal collision occurred about 2:40 this morning on 44th Street, 0.5 miles south of Ferguson, approximately 1 mile west of Blackwell.

A 1987 Chevrolet pickup driven by a Blackwell man was southbound on 44th street and left the roadway to the left, reentered the roadway and rolled. The driver was ejected about 28 feet from the vehicle and the passenger was ejected about 9 feet from the vehicle.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the Blackwell hospital from trunk injuries. The driver was transported by Miller EMS to Blackwell Hospital, then by AirEvac to Wesley Hospital in Wichita, where he was admitted in critical condition. The names of the driver and passenger have not been released at this time.

 

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