A one vehicle accident just Southwest of Blackwell early this morning has taken the life of one person and left another in the Wesley Medical Center in Wichita in critical condition. No names have been released in the accident that occurred on 44th street at approximately 2:40 a.m. A 1987 pickup left the roadway and rolled one time ejecting the driver 28 feet and the passenger 9 feet.
The driver was flown AirEvac to Wichita and is in critical condition with head, arm leg and trunk injuries while the passenger was transported to the Blackwell hospital where he was pronounced dead from trunk internal injuries. Both the victims were white males from Blackwell. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is conducting an investigation.