Two men killed when truck runs off western Oklahoma highway


Sunday, September 19th 2004, 2:54 pm
By: News On 6


FORT SUPPLY, Okla. (AP) _ A 23-year-old man and one of his passengers were killed early Sunday morning when their GMC pickup ran off the left side of U-S Highway 183 and rolled nearly three times.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that driver Juan Jose Rocha and Jose G. Franco, both from Mooreland, were pronounced dead when they arrived at Woodward Regional Hospital with head and internal trunk injuries.

Thirty-two-year-old Ruiz Francisco was in fair condition with leg and internal trunk injuries at an Enid hospital.

All three men were thrown from the truck when it ran off the highway. They were not wearing their seat belts.

The accident happened at 3:20 AM north of Fort Supply in Woodward County.