Altus man dies after accident

April 1, 2014

Altus Police were notified by the Oklahoma State Medical Examiners Office this morning that an Altus man, Mark Baden, 61, has died from his injuries after being involved in a traffic accident.
Police were called to the 2200 block of E. Broadway on March 20 to investigate an accident with injury. Baden was driving a 2003 Lincoln and turned west bound from Todd Lane into the path of a 2013 Buick, driven By Jerry L. Rochelle, 78, which was east bound. The impact forced the Baden vehicle off the roadway, striking two parked vehicles at the Wilmes auto dealership.
Baden was transported to Jackson County Memorial Hospital and later flown to an Oklahoma City hospital.