WAYNOKA, Okla. — A 36-year-old Waynoka man was injured Thursday evening in a single-vehicle crash in Woods County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol is reporting.
The man, whose name was withheld from reports pending notification of next of kin, was transported from the scene of the 10:41 p.m. crash by air to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was admitted in stable condition with head and body injuries.
The crash occurred about 2 miles north and 9/10 of a mile east of Waynoka at County Road 330 and Comanche Road, according to the report.
The man was eastbound on Comanche in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup and going too fast over a bridge, lost control and went off the roadway to the right, according to the report. The pickup continued through the ditch, struck a permanent fence and then a utility pole, rolling a single time into a pasture and coming to rest on its wheels. The pickup then drove away from the scene.
The man's condition at the time of the crash is listed as "unknown" and the cause of the collision is listed as "unsafe speed for type of roadway." The man was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash.