Calera man critical after UTV crash

Published: Apr. 3, 2022 at 11:30 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 4, 2022 at 8:39 AM CDT
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BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - A Calera man was critically injured in a UTV crash in Bryan County Friday evening.

According to troopers, it happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday near Smiser Road west of Calera.

Troopers said a Honda Talon was traveling at a high rate of speed in a private field when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to roll three times, throwing the driver out of the vehicle

The driver, Carter Cayton, 19, of Calera, was flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas admitted in critical condition with head, neck, and internal injuries.

His passenger, 20 year-old Erika Ward of Calera, was not injured.

Troopers cited unsafe speed as the cause of the accident and that only the passenger was wearing a seat belt in their crash report.

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