2 hurt in crash in Jackson County

2 hurt in crash in Jackson County

JACKSON COUNTY, OK (KSWO) - A Texas man and woman are in an Oklahoma City hospital after a crash in Jackson County.

Oklahoma Highway patrol says 70-year-old Elmer Pechacek of Quanah, Texas, was driving west on Highway 62, about 11 miles east of Altus, when he hit a pickup that was stopped in the middle of the road.

Pechacek and his passenger, Jonann Pechacek, were taken to the Jackson County Memorial hospital before they were flown to OU Medical Center by AirEvac. Jonann was listed in critical condition and Elmer was in serious condition.

The driver who stopped on the highway, Jesus Nevarez of Amarillo, Texas, was treated and released. OHP says he was sleepy at the time of the crash.

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