The Woodward News

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December 12, 2013

One hospitalized in Tuesday accident

Woodward, Okla. — One man was hospitalized for a time as the result of a one-vehicle accident on a county road east of Woodward Tuesday afternoon.

Cory Brown, 26, of Woodward, was mediflighted to the OU Medical Center Tuesday night and admitted in serious condition with head injuries, said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Brown has since been discharged from the hospital, an OU Medical Center spokesperson said Thursday.

Three other people, Kyle Frederick Clark, 27, James Bloodworth, 22, and James Reeks, 20, all of Woodward, were taken to Woodward Regional Hospital where they were treated and released, the OHP said.

Clark was driving the vehicle, a 1999 Chevrolet, that rolled 1 1/4 times on the county road 3 miles east of Woodward, the OHP said.

According to the patrol report, the vehicle was going at an unsafe speed for the road conditions, started fishtailing and the throttle became stuck as the driver tried shutting the vehicle off. The vehicle left the road, struck an embankment and rolled.

According to the OHP none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.

The accident happened around 5 p.m.

OHP Trooper Charity Robertson investigated the accident with assistance from trooper Jake Sawatzky. The Woodward County Sheriff's department and Woodward fire and EMS also responded.

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