Pickup Crash Critically Injures Hulbert Child

Monday, September 18th 2017, 12:05 pm
By: Dee Duren

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say a 5-year-old girl is in critical condition after a pickup crash near Hulbert in Cherokee County. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17, according to a collision report.

Barbra Howard of Hulbert was driving too fast for the wet roadway when her pickup failed to make a corner on Lost City Road about three miles north of town, the investigating trooper said. The truck went off the roadway and hit a tree.

Howard, 59, was treated and released from the Hastings Hospital. The 5-year-old girl was taken to a Tulsa hospital where troopers say she's in critical condition with head and other injuries. Her name was not released.

They were both wearing seatbelts, the collision report states.