Heart Attack Causes Traffic Death

9-25-05 - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 65 year old motorist suffered a fatal heart attack before his pickup truck careened into a fence in Pushmataha County.

Ellis Ludlow Junior of Broken Bow was pronounced dead on arrival
today at the Pushmataha Memorial Hospital in Antlers.

Troopers say the incident occurred at 10:42 am on Oklahoma
Highway 3 about seven miles west of Antlers.

Ludlow was driving the pickup when he suffered a heart attack, ran off the roadway and drove through a fence before coming to a rest.

No one else was injured in the collision.