Pond Creek resident killed in Grant County accident

Ponca City Now - January 21, 2016 12:09 pm

A fatal collision occurred at approximately 12:41 a.m. Thursday U.S. Highway 60 1/2 mile west of County Road 1010, located 5.5 miles west of Lamont in Grant County.

Chad Eric McNamara, 41, of Pond Creek was pronounced dead at the scene with multiple injuries, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. His body was t ransported to Wilson Funeral Home of Pond Creek.

McNamara was driving a 2013 Chevrolet pickup. He was traveling westbound on U.S. 60 when the truck departed the roadway to the left, re-entered the roadway, and then departed the roadway to the right.

The truck then re-entered the roadway in a broadslide before departing the roadway again to the left, into the south ditch and then rolling one complete time.

The highway patrol said the collision is still under investigation.


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