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A personal injury accident happened on US283, 3/10 of a mile north of CR 169 in Jackson County on Sunday afternoon.


According to reports from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol,Joshua Lee Kelly, 21, of Olustee, was driving a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup north bound on US 283 when he was distracted by an object inside the vehicle.


Wade Lavoy, 51, of Altus, was driving a 1991 Chevrolet pickup when he made a right turn from a private drive into the north bound lane of US 283 and struck in the rear by Kelly.


Kelly was treated at the scene, and was later taken by a private vehicle to Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus where he was treated and released.


Lavoy was taken by Jackson County EMS to Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus where he was admitted in stable condition with back injuries.


There were no passengers. Seat belts were equipped and in use by both vehicles. Airbags were equipped in the Kelly vehicle, but not in the Lavoy vehicle.


In a separate accident on Saturday, Joshua Cooksey, 20, of Hobart, was taken by Air Evac to the OU Medical Center where he was admitted in critical condition with internal and leg injuries. Cooksey failed to stop at a stop sign, and then made a 180 degree turn into the path of a vehicle driven by James Mitchell of Hobart. The Mitchell vehicle then struck the Cooksey vehicle on the driver side door.


Mitchell was taken by private vehicle to the Elk View Hospital where he was treated and released.


A passenger in the Cooksey vehicle, Braden Schoolcraft, 19, of Lone Wolf, was taken by to the Elk View Hospital whee he was then transferred to the OU Medical Center where he was admitted in stable condition with head injuries.


In a separate accident on Friday, Allie Sierra, 19, of Granite, was taken by Air Evac to Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton where she was admitted in stable condition with internal truck injuries, after an accident on SH 6, 7 miles north of Granite in Kiowa County.


According to reports, Sierra fell asleep and lost control of her vehicle. She crossed the median and south bound lanes of SH6 and began to roll. The vehicle rolled 2-3/4 times, coming to rest on the drivers side. She was pinned in the vehicle for about 40 minutes before being freed by the Mangum Fire Department.


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