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Personal injury collision at recreational area in Pawnee County

Team Radio Marketing Group - March 17, 2019 8:32 pm

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a personal injury collision occurred about 1:20 p.m. Sunday on Applachia Bay Recreational Area, about 3.6 miles south and 1.1 miles east of Westport, OK in Pawnee County.

The patrol said the accident involved a White and Blue unknown year Yamaha Banshee 4 wheeler driven by Chance Allen Coslick Marris (SIC), 23, of Sand Springs, OK. He was transported by Life Flight to Saint Francis hospital in Tulsa, OK, where he was admitted in stable but critical condition with head and trunk internal injuries.

The Highway Patrol’s report stated that the vehicle was going eastbound and went over a bump that caused the vehicle to roll end over end. A helmet was not in use. The condition of the driver was apparently normal. The report notes that the road was a sand trail and the cause of the collision is attributed to unsafe speed for the type of roadway.

Investigated by Trooper Robert Regnier #219 of the Pawnee/Osage Detachment of Troop K. Assisted by Peninsula Fire and Mercy EMS and Life Flight.

This report is based upon the trooper’s investigation of this collision. It may contain the opinion of the trooper.


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