5-14-06 – A wreck in Carter County Mother’s Day morning claimed the life of a 43-year-old Springer man. According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, Kevin Ray Kirk was traveling east on State Highway 53 around 7 a.m. when the pickup he was driving ran off the road. The truck hit a concrete bridge abutment.
According to troopers Kirk was not wearing a seatbelt. No one else was in the vehicle.
Troopers have not determined the exact cause of the crash.