Two in-county collisions leave one dead and one injured


A one-vehicle collision took the life of a Norman man shortly after 9:00 p.m., August 7, 2019 on SH76 just north of ECR 1590, approximately eight miles south of Lindsay, Okla. 

The vehicle driven by Jessie Allen Jones, age 35, was traveling southbound on SH76 when it departed the roadway to the left striking a tree. Jones was pinned for two hours and was extricated by Lindsay Fire Department using the Hurst tool. 

He was pronounced at the scene by Lindsay EMS and transported by Boydston-Wilbourn Funeral Home to their facility in Lindsay.

Seatbelts were in use and airbags deployed. Cause of the collision is under investigation.

Investigating the scene was Trooper Tim Brinson #284 of Garvin/Murray County detachment of Troop F.  He was assisted by Trooper Mike Shanholtzer #720 of the Garvin/Murray County detachment of Troop F, Lindsay Police Department, Lindsay Fire Department, and Lindsay EMS.

A personal injury collision occurred August 11, 2019, just after 7:00 a.m. on CR 1580, three-fourths mile east of US 177, five miles south of Stratford, Okla. 

Michael W. Miller-Hannan, age 23, of Stratford, was transported by AirEvac to OU Medical Center where he was admitted in fair condition with head and leg injuries.  

Miller-Hannan’s vehicle was eastbound on County Road 1580 when it drifted across the center line, overcorrected to the right, departed the right side of the roadway, and overturned one-quarter time into a creek bank coming to rest of its side.

The driver was extricated by Pauls Valley and Stratford Fire Departments using the Hurst tool.

Seatbelts were in use. The driver was apparently sleepy causing the collision.

The scene was investigated by Trooper Daniel Arms #319 of the Murray/Garvin County Detachment of Troop F.  He was assisted by Trooper Tim Brinson #284 of the Murray/Garvin County Detachment of Troop F, Pauls Valley Fire Department, Stratford Fire Department, Mercy EMS and AirEvac.