Propane truck overturns on OK-63 in LeFlore Co., killing truck driver

Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 at 2:18 am    

LEFLORE CO., OK – A man from Whitesboro died Tuesday after crashing his propane truck along the highway in LeFlore County, reports KNWA News.

The incident happened around 6:50 a.m. on OK-63, which runs east and west through the county.

Police say that the driver was thrown from his 2012 Freightliner propane truck when the vehicle left the roadway, overturned, and hit a tree.

Authorities identified the driver as 62-year-old Jimmy Howze. They say he died at the scene of the accident.

A full investigation is underway to determine what might have caused Howze to crash. Our team of writers will post updates if we learn more.

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 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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