Child Killed, Five Injured in Accident

4-2-05- A seven year old child was killed and five others seriously injured when a Jeep SUV flipped over on Highway 199 in Marshall County Saturday. The accident happened about three miles east of Madill.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says all six occupants were ejected in yesterday's crash. The patrol says Kaylynn Prestridge was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened about 5 pm about three miles east of Madill on state highway 199.

The OHP says the driver of the vehicle -- 36 year old PhillipPrestridge of Oklahoma City -- was arguing with a passenger in the front seat -- 32 year old Barbara Kelly -- when Kelly attempted to jump out of the moving vehicle.

The patrol says when Phillip Prestridge and Kelly's 9 year old daughter -- Rikki Lynn Bell -- tried to stop her, the driver lost control of the vehicle, ran off the road and struck an embankment.

Phillip Prestridge, Barbara Kelly, Rikki Bell, and 13 year old Randi Kelly all were airlifted to area hospitals and listed in critical condition. A sixth passenger -- 14 year old Kimberly Tabor-- was listed in fair condition at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City.


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