Driver later dies in Marshall Co. accident UPDATED

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

UPDATE: A Marshall County man has died after being involved in a head-on collision on Sunday. Kingtson Police say 56-year-old Greg Hartsel was traveling east on Highway 70 when he went off center and collided with an SUV.

Blood tests indicated that Hartsel was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Hartsel was airlifted to an Oklahoma City hospital with severe injuries.

Hartsel died Monday night.

Original story:
MARSHALL COUNTY, Okla. -- One person was airlifted to an Oklahoma City hospital Sunday night after a head-on collision in Marshall County. The accident happened just before 9 p.m. on Highway 70 four miles east of Kingston just before the Roosevelt Bridge.

Kingston authorities say a car traveling east went off center and collided with an SUV.

The male driver of the car was airlifted to Oklahoma City in critical condition

Three people from the SUV were taken to a hospital in Durant.


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  • by anon Location: ok on Dec 27, 2007 at 08:57 AM
    This guys name sounds vaguely familiar to me. Anyone know who he was?
  • by Karyn Location: Kingston on Dec 27, 2007 at 07:31 AM
    Where does it say the info came from a police report - - NO WHERE! The report says "Kingston authorities say ". The way I understand, names cannot be given out until next of kin is notified. So that leaves lot that cannot be in the article . Thank you KXII fo rthe updatre - can we get an update on the people in the SUV, please?
  • by anon Location: sherman on Dec 26, 2007 at 06:26 AM
    my mother-in-law had a head on with a 16 year old girl whe the young girl swerved in her lane while talking on her cell phone and going extremly fast according to eye witnesses in almost the exact location. We know that curve there right before you get to the bridge. It is extremely dangerous.Both parties wre killed in that accident 3 years ago.
  • by Anonymous Location: Kingston on Dec 25, 2007 at 07:44 AM
    Does anyone know who they are?
  • by Anonymous on Dec 24, 2007 at 10:50 PM
    this is the 1st time someone else has noticed? any police officer would be reprimanded if they submitted a police report with so little info. it makes me wonder how a professional reporter could justify a paycheck.
  • by Sam Location: Mead on Dec 24, 2007 at 04:02 PM
    Your reporting STINKS! A 4th grade kid could do just as good if not better.
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