Fatal Accident in McCurtain County

10-12-05 - An Idabel man died early Wednesday morning in a car accident in McCurtain County.

According to a Department of Public Safety release, Chad Wayne Houchin, 40, of Idabel, was pronounced dead at the scene due to massive injuries after his 1991 pickup struck an illegally parked and unoccupied log truck.

Houchin was driving westbound at 5:44 a.m. when the rear passenger side hit the logs on the trailer which was parked on the south side of the county road.

Seatbelts were equipped in Houchin's truck but were not in use at the time of the crash.