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Head on Collision in Wister injures two Featured

Last modified on Monday, 24 June 2019 15:31
Written by  Monday, 24 June 2019 02:44
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UPDATE: Correction to spelling from follow up OHP report: The driver of the 2001 Ford Pickup was Kevin Luman.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a Wister man was involved in an auto accident Sunday, June 23, 2019 at approximately 7:31 p.m. on U.S. Highway 271 in Wister.


According to the report, a 2001 Ford Pickup, driven by Kevin Lemon, 33 of Wister went left of center, striking a 2015 Jeep Renegade driven by Charlotte Holly, 43, of Krebs, head on.

Lemon was treated and released.

Holly was transported by LeFlore County EMS to Mercy Hospital of Fort Smith and was admitted in stable condition with injuries to trunk and legs.

A 9-year-old passenger from Poteau was also transported by LeFlore County EMS to Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, where she was admitted in stable condition with trunk and internal injuries.


According to the report odor of alcohol from the Lemon vehicle and the cause of the collision - driving while under the influence of alcohol.


The accident was investigated by OHP.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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