Guthrie man ejected, injured on I-35 crash

A local man was mediflighted early Monday morning after a rollover crash on Interstate 35.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol released a crash report indicating the driver fell asleep behind the wheel.

OHP, Guthrie EMS, and the Logan County Sheriff’s Office responded to the interstate at 12:35 a.m. at mile marker 160, which is approximately three miles north of the north Guthrie exit.

Troopers report Bradley R. Hocker, 24, was traveling in a 2009 Nissan Versa when reportedly fell asleep and departed the roadway to the right striking an embankment.

The vehicle rolled an unknown amount of times and came to rest 127 feet off the roadway.

Hocker was ejected from the vehicle at an unknown amount of feet.

Upon arrival, deputies were unable to locate the driver. However, after being found, the driver was able to speak to the officers.

He was airlifted by a medical helicopter to OU Medical Center and was admitted in good condition with head and trunk internal injuries.

Troopers say a seatbelt was not worn at the time of the crash.


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