Single vehicle accidents kills one


Saturday, December 27th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Okmulgee - A 53-year-old man has died after a single vehicle accident in Okmulgee County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Johnnie Lee Boyd was pronounced dead at the scene at about 1:30 this morning.

He had suffered internal injuries and injuries to his head, trunk, arm and leg.

Troopers say Boyd's truck hit a mailbox and ran off the right side of the roadway.

Boyd overcorrected and then ran-off the left side of the roadway before overturning and hitting a tree.

He was pinned in the truck for about an hour and firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to free Boyd.

He was not wearing his seatbelt.