A personal injury accident happened at about 1:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon west of Duke. The one-vehicle roll over accident happened on US Hwy 62 two miles west of Duke in Jackson County.
Robyn Rodriquez, 23, of Mangum, was driving a 1996 Mercury east on US Hwy 62 when she left the road to the right. She then over-corrected back onto the road and sent left of center. She over-corrected again, leaving the road to the right and entered into a broad-slide. The vehicle then rolled one time, coming to rest on its wheels in the ditch.
Rodriquez was ejected out of the drivers side window. The report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol states that seat belts were equipped, but no in use. Airbags were also equipped, but did not deploy.
Rodriquez was taken by Jackson County EMS to Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus. She was later Air Evaced to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where she was admitted in stable condition with trunk injuries.
Road conditions were clear, and the condition of the driver was apparently normal. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
The accident is being investigated by Trooper Shane Newell of the Greer County Detachment of Troop M, and is being assisted by Lt. George Dickerson of Troop M, Trooper Shawn Laughlin of the Greer County Detachment of Troop M, Trooper Justin Wheeler of the Jackson County Detachment of Troop M, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, Jackson County EMS, the Duke Fire Department, and Air Evac.
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