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Fatal accident in Bryan County


DURANT -- A 20-year-old Durant man was killed in an accident early Wednesday morning on State Highway 78 about four miles west of Durant.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers report that Colton Lee Johnson died when his 1999 Kia ran off the west side of the road, rolled three times coming to rest on its wheels. The troopers listed unsafe speed on a possible icy road during the early morning hours. The car was equipped with seat belts, but they were not in use at the time of the wreck. The driver was transported by ambulance to the hospital in Durant with head and internal injuries, where he later died at 9:55 a.m.

Trooper Scott King investigated the accident along with Trooper Allen Murray, and the Bryan County Sheriff's Office. Bryan County EMS and the West Bryan County Fire Dept. worked the scene as well.