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Elk City Man injured in accident on I 40 in Washita County Featured

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According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, an Elk City man was injured in a automobile accident that occurred on November 17, 2017 at approximately 11:37pm on Interstate 40 at the 54 mile marker.The accident was approximately 1 mile east of Foss, OK in Washita County.


According to the report a 2002 Ford Explorer driven by Donnie Riley age 71, of Elk City OK, was westbound on Interstate 40 and fell asleep at the wheel and departed roadway to the left. He then woke up and reentered the roadway and over corrected.

The vehicle then departed roadway to the right and rolled two times.


Riley was transported by Burns-flat EMS to Alliance Health Clinton and was treated and released.


His passenger, Dana Riley 48, of Elk City, OK. Transported by Burns-flat EMS to Alliance Health Clinton then transported by Air Evac to OU Medical Center.


The accident was Investigated by OHP, Washita County Sherriff Department, Foss Fire Department, Air Evac and Burns-flat EMS.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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