One man dead, another injured in N Oklahoma accident

Posted on Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at 4:15 pm    

BLACKWELL, OK (KAY COUNTY) – A man is dead, and another man is injured following an accident Thursday near Blackwell, in northern Oklahoma.

According to KFOR, the accident happened around 12:35 p.m. on U.S. Highway 177, located about a mile north from the town.

The victim is 71-year-old Billy Dean Burrow, of Hunnewell, Kansas, who was driving a 1990 Ford pickup truck when the accident happened. Burrow traveled off the left side of the roadway and then collided with a concrete culvert.

His body was pinned within the wreckage for over an hour before his body was recovered by emergency crews.

A passenger in the vehicle, an unidentified, 53-year-old man from Hunnewell, was also harmed during the accident. He was airlifted to a hospital in Kansas and was later released after treatment. The passenger was wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened, while Burrow was not.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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