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July 3, 2013

Four receive injuries in Monday collision

DUNCAN — A Duncan man was admitted to Comanche Memorial Hospital and three other people were treated for injuries following a two-vehicle collision Monday.

Around 1:55 p.m. Monday, two vehicles were heading west on Oklahoma Highway 7, about 1/10 of a mile west of 210th St. in Comanche County. The first vehicle, a 2012 Dodge four-wheel drive, was driven by Judy Mayberry, 58, of Duncan, according to a report filed by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop G. The second vehicle, a 2005 Chevrolet four-wheel drive, was driven by Landon Carter, 31, of Duncan.

According to the report, “Vehicle 1 (Dodge) was westbound on State Highway 7 in the right lane. Vehicle 2 (Chevrolet) was westbound on State Highway 7 in the left lane. Vehicle 1 attempted to change lanes and struck Vehicle 2.

“Vehicle 1 departed the roadway to the right, entered into a broad slide and rolled one complete time. Vehicle 2 departed the roadway to the left and come to rest in the center median.”

Seat belts were in use in both vehicles, and both vehicles were equipped with airbags, although airbags did not deploy. Vehicle 1 also had a child restraint system in use. According to the report, the cause of the collision was unsafely changing lanes.

In Vehicle 1, Mayberry was treated at the scene for arm injuries. Passenger Carl Mayberry, 61, of Duncan, was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital by the hospital’s EMS. Carl Mayberry was admitted with internal trunk injuries, but was listed in good condition. Passenger Kellye Dillin, 20, of Lawton, was taken to the Comanche County Memorial Hospital, where she was treated an released with arm and head injuries. Passengers Dale Montgomery II, 31, and Natalie Montgomery, 5 weeks, both of Lawton, were not injured.

In Vehicle 2, Carter was transported to Comanche County Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released with external trunk injuries.

The collision was investigated by Trooper Tim Brinson of the Comanche County Detachment. Brinson was assisted by troopers Brad Mitchell and John Hambrick, Glenn Sanders, Comanche County EMS, Bethel Fire Department and Comanche County Sheriff’s Department.

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