Man Killed in Carter County Wreck

6-23-05 - A Duncan man died in a head-on accident in eastern Carter County Thursday morning. Troopers say Vernon R. Jordan veered left of center on state highway 74 and hit a westbound dump truck head-on.

Jordan was trapped inside his 1999 Dodge pickup for 30 minutes. He was flown to Norman Regional Hospital, where he died just after 10am.

Jordan hit a 1982 Kenworth dump truck, driven by Christopher D. Foster, of Davis. He was transported to Pauls Valley General Hospital where he was treated and released.

Troopers say Jordan was wearing his seatbelt.