Fatality collision in Payne County
Team Radio Marketing Group - September 7, 2018 10:44 pm
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a fatality collision occurred about 3:52 p.m. Friday on US177 at the intersection of Boomer Road, approximately 1.25 miles south of Stillwater in Payne County, OK.
The patrol said the accident involved a 2004 Honda Accord driven by Rebecca Leeann Brooner (SIC), 20, of Stillwater, OK. Brooner was pronounced dead at the scene, from head and trunk internal injuries, by the medical staff of the Stillwater Fire Department.
The second vehicle involved was a 2005 Dodge 3500 pickup driven by a juvenile male whose name has been witheld, of Perkins, OK. He was not injured.
The Highway Patrol’s report stated Brooner’s vehicle was at the stop sign of Boomer Road and US177 facing east bound. The second vehicle was southbound on US177. Brooner’s vehicle failed to yield at the stop sign, pulling out in front of the second vehicle, causing the second vehicle to hit Brooner’s vehicle on the driver side. Both vehicles traveled approximately 120 feet south of the impact location before coming to rest in the roadway. Seatbelts were equipped and in use in Brooner’s vehicle, and were equipped but not in use in the second vehicle. The condition of both drivers was apparently normal and the cause of the accident is attributed to failure to yield from a stop sign. The report notes that the roadway was 4-lanes, divided asphalt, and wet. Brooner was pinned for approximately 2 hours before extrication by the use of Hurst Tools by the Stillwater Fire Department.
Investigated by Trooper Ryan Long #541. Assisted by Lieutenant Allan Young #80, Lieutenant Phillip Ludwyck #155, Trooper Steve Burrows #202, Trooper Chris Vaughan #832, Payne County Sheriff’s office, Life Net ambulance, Stillwater Fire Department, and Oklahoma Department of Transportation.
This report is based on the troopers investigation of this collision, it may contain the opinion of the trooper.