Man killed in Garvin Co. accident

By: News 12 Staff
By: News 12 Staff

GARVIN COUNTY, OK -- A man was killed in a Garvin County crash Sunday night.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the accident happened on southbound I-35 near mile marker 72.

32-year-old Rickie Garcia of Wanette was transported to a Pauls Valley hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Garcia was traveling southbound at a high rate of speed and for unknown reasons drifted and hit a car in the next lane.

He then swerved off the roadway and was ejected from the vehicle.

No one in the other car was injured.

Troopers say Garcia was not wearing a seat belt and they are continuing to investigate what led to the crash.


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