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January 15, 2014

Waurika woman killed in one-vehicle accident

WAURIKA — Alma Lindesmith, 66, of Waurika, was killed  in an auto accident south of Comanche, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Tuesday.

Lindesmith was traveling south on U.S. Highway 81 when her 2002 Kia Sedona struck a deer about 6:33 p.m. Monday, investigators reported.

She overcorrected and crossed the center line, where she collided with a 2000 Chevrolet Suburban driven by James Faubion, 59, of Enid. Elouise Pearl Faubion, 51, of Enid, was a passenger in the Suburban.

Lindesmith was ejected through the rear passenger window and pinned beneath her vehicle for about an hour, police said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

James Faubion was taken to Duncan Regional Hospital with critical head injuries. Eloise Faubion was treated for arm injuries at the hospital and released, reports stated.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Stephens County Sheriff’s Department, Comanche Police Department, Comanche Fire Department and Meridian Fire Department responded to the wreck.

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