Fatal accident investigated in Grant County

Ponca City Now - February 11, 2016 3:00 pm

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident occurred between 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday on private property northeast of the intersection of McClain Road and N3040 (Grant County Road No. 1040), 3.7 miles east and 2.3 miles north of the town of Renfrow in Grant County.

A Polaris 250 ATV driven by Donald Fitch, 79, of Medford, Oklahoma, was driven through a wheat field when the driver lost control, struck a fence and rolled a half turn, coming to rest on the driver.

Fitch was pronounced dead at the scene from trunk and head injuries and was transported to Mardis Funeral Home to its facility in Caldwell, Kansas.


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