According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol a fatal accident occurred on September 9, 2017 at approximately 10:25pm on United States Highway 270, approximately 1 ½ miles south of Woodward, OK in Woodward County.
According to the report a 2008 Chevrolet pickup driven by Jody Weir 38 of Sharon Oklahoma was southbound on US270, when the he reached to retrieve something from the passenger’s seat and went across the fog line, striking a pedestrian, Jamie Podowick 42 of Woodward.
Podowick was transported by Woodward EMS to Alliance Health Woodward in critical condition with head, trunk and leg injuries. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
The accident was investigated by the OHP, Woodward Police Department, Woodward Sheriff’s Office, Woodward Fire Department and Woodward EMS.