Two injured in Payne County accident

Ponca City Now - February 27, 2016 10:52 am

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports an injury collision occurred about 6:13 p.m. Friday on U.S. Higway 177 and 92nd street, approximately 4 miles south of Stillwater in Payne County.

Ruth Lavvorn, 60, of Perkins was driving a 2001 Nissan. Neither she nor her two passengers, Robert Charles McCoy, 52, of Perkins, and Margerita Bayhylle, 41, of Perkins, were injured.

Lavvorn was westbound on 92nd Street and ran a stop sign, according to the Highway patrol. Her car struck a 2007 Jeep Wrangler driven by Garret Alan Cundiff, of Perkins. His vehicle left the roadway to the right and overturned one and a half times, coming to rest on its top.

Cundiff was t ransported by Lifenet to Stillwater Medical Center, then driven to OU Medical Center by Lifenet. He was admitted in critical condition with head and trunk internal injuries.

A passenger in Cundiff’s vehicle, Amanda Marie Whitney, 24, of Stillwater was transported by Lifenet to Stillwater Medical Center. She was admitted in stable condition with head and leg injuries. She was ejected 24 feet from the vehicle.

The Highway Patrol’s report said the cause of the collision was driving under the influence of alcohol.


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