Monthly Archives: October 2013

Medicine Park Crash

Last week, a crash in Lawton, Oklahoma sent one man to the hospital. The wreck happened on Highway 58 near Medicine Park, last Tuesday. A sport utility vehicle (SUV) hit a truck and trailer that was parked beside the roadway. The SUV rolled over after hitting the parked truck and trailer. The driver of the… Read More

Staying Safe on Halloween

Halloween can be a dangerous night for automobile drivers and passengers. Impaired drivers put everybody on the road at great risk during this holiday weekend. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Halloween Drunk Driving Prevention campaign hopes to raise awareness about the dangers of buzzed and drunk driving during the holiday weekend. Law enforcement… Read More

Two Riders Dead After Motorcycle Crash

On Sunday, a crash involving a sport utility vehicle and a motorcycle took the lives of two people. KFDX News Channel Three has just released the identities of the two victims. The victims, 49-year-old Carrie Henson and 53-year-old Gary Grant, were riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle in the northbound lane of I-44 at the time… Read More

Deadly Crash Near Olney

Earlier this week, a crash near Olney left two people dead. The wreck happened at about 6:15 a.m. on Wednesday morning. Tony Fulton, with the Texas Department of Public Safety, said that a GMC pickup truck was headed west on 114, when it crossed the center line and struck a Dodge Durango in the eastbound… Read More

Multi-Car Wreck on Kemp and Seymour

At least one person was injured in a multi-car wreck this past Tuesday. KFDX News reports that the rainy weather may have been a factor in this three-car crash. The wreck happened at the Alon gas station located off of Kemp and Seymour Highway. At around 2:30 p.m., a Chrysler New Yorker was turning on… Read More

WFPD to Impound Cars of Uninsured Drivers

The City of Wichita Falls is implementing an impound policy for the cars of uninsured drivers. Beginning on Tuesday, October 15th, if a driver can’t produce proof of insurance or a valid driver’s license during a routine traffic stop, his or her car will be towed immediately. Drivers will be expected to pay for the… Read More

Father Killed in Oklahoma Crash, Son Critically Injured

A tragic crash in Wagoner County, Oklahoma left a father dead and his son in the hospital. The wreck happened late Friday evening, last week. The vehicle reportedly left the roadway and then rolled. The adult victim, Anthony Drahos of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was partially ejected from the automobile. He was pronounced dead on the… Read More

Two-Car Crash on Tenth Street

A crash that happened on Wednesday sent two people to the hospital. The two-car wreck occurred near the intersection of Baylor Street and Tenth Street. Officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department stated that both cars were travelling east on Tenth Street. One of the cars was rear-ended and pushed up on to the sidewalk.… Read More

Former Police Officer Indicted on Three Counts of Manslaughter

KFDX News Channel Three recently reported on a deadly wreck that involved an officer with the Wichita Falls Police Department. Teddy Whitefield, the former police officer, has been indicted on three counts of manslaughter. The crash, which happened on Jacksboro Highway in June of 2011, took the lives of two teenagers and an unborn baby.… Read More