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June 24, 2014

One person dies from injuries in Monday wreck

Woodward, Okla. — One person died as the result of a wreck involving three vehicles, one a semi, north and west of Fort Supply Monday evening.

Ilomae Beck, 85, of Buffalo, died as she was being flown by air evac to the OU Medical Center, said the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. She was taken by ambulance to the air evac base in Woodward after the accident, which happened on U. S. Highway 183, a half-mile west and .8 mile north of Fort Supply.

Two other people were hospitalized. Glenn L. Beck, 86, of Buffalo, was admitted to Woodward Regional Hospital with head, truck external, leg and arm injuries and listed in stable condition. Charles E. Hurley, 26, of Sayre ,was admitted with trunk internal, arm and leg injuries and is listed in stable condition at Woodward Regional Hospital, the OHP said.

According to the patrol report, Gary A. Fisk, 53, of Desloge, Mo., was going south on U.S. 183 in his semi while Beck was going north on the same highway in a 2007 GMC Yukon. Hurley was in a third vehicle, a Ford pickup, going south on the highway.

The semi, the OHP report said, went left of center and struck the Yukon nearly head-on. The Yukon hit the east guard rail of the Beaver River Bridge, bounced off and collied with the pickup, causing it to roll one time. The semi, after impact, went off the road to the left and came to rest in the ditch.

Fisk and his passenger Russell O. Fisk, 47, were not injured, according to the report.

Iloame Beck was pinned for 30 minutes before being freed by Woodward Fire and Rescue.

Glenn Beck was a passenger in the vehicle driven by Ilomae Beck.

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m, the OHP said.

Trooper Phillip Ludwyck of Mooreland investigated the accident.

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