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Personal injury collision in Noble County

Team Radio Marketing Group - March 31, 2019 10:26 am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a personal injury collision occurred about 11:47 p.m. Saturday on I35 southbound at mile marker 190, about 4 miles north of Perry, OK in Noble County.

The patrol said the accident involved a 2011 Kia Optima driven by Tanner Steward, 23, of Fort Smith, AR. Steward was transported by AirEvac to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he was admitted in stable condition with trunk internal injuries.

The second vehicle involved was a 2013 Ford F250 driven by Markus Barker (SIC), 67, of Kosse, TX. Barker was not injured.

The Highway Patrol is still investigating the circumstances and the cause of the collision. Seatbelts were equipped in both vehicles. Steward was wearing a seatbelt; it is unknown at this time whether or not Barker was wearing a seatbelt. Airbags were equipped in both vehicles. Steward’s airbag deployed, but Barker’s did not. The condition of both drivers was apparently normal.

Investigated by Trooper Langston #609 of the Kay/Noble Detachment of Troop K. Assisted by Noble County Sheriff Department, Perry EMS, Perry Police Department, and AirEvac.

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

 

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