According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol a fatality collision occurred August 5, 2017 at approximately 1155 am on Twilight Rd 2 miles south of State Highway 9 approximately 3.2 miles north of Bokoshe in Leflore County.
According to the report, a 2001 Ford Taurus, driven by Rodney Tackett 50, from Bokoshe, OK. Pronounced dead at scene from injuries sustained in the collision after his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, departed the roadway to the right, struck a culvert, rotating a half turn then striking a communication cabinet with the rear of the vehicle.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Investigated by Trooper Matthew Dyer of the LeFlore County detachment of Troop D. Assisted by Troop Ryan Williams of Troop W, Bokoshe PD and Bokoshe Fire Department.