According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, at 2:52 A.M. on February 22, 2013, Dewayn D Tallant 36, of Wilburton, Ok, was standing in the Southbound lane of U.S. Highway 271 four miles North of Talihina, Ok when he was struck by a 2000 Dodge Pickup driven by David S. Young, 24, of Albion.
Tallant was transported to Latimer County General Hospital and is scheduled to transferred to a Tulsa Hospital when is stable . He is listed in critical condition with head and trunk injuries.
Young was not injured.
The accident was investigated by Trooper Tody Perez of the LeFlore County Detachment.