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Man charged after Friday's rollover

COMANCHE COUNTY, OK (KSWO) - Less than a year after a Comanche County man was charged with leaving the scene of a wreck that badly injured a woman riding with him, he was charged with a similar crime after rolling his jeep into Lake Lawtonka.

An eyewitness saw the Jeep go off the road, over a rocky ledge, and into the water.

He said he saw the bloody driver, later identified as Dalon Pointer, crawl out of the jeep, then walk away from the scene.

He was arrested later that evening, less than a mile from the scene.

Just two months ago, Pointer was convicted of leaving the scene of an accident after crashing his truck into a tree on a rural road east of Lawton. Despite his passenger's serious injuries, Pointer left the scene and did not call for help.

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