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OHP: High rate of speed may be to blame for rollover crash

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COMANCHE COUNTY, OK (KSWO) - One person was flown to a hospital after a rollover crash late Wednesday night. It happened around 10:20 p.m. on Baseline Road and Flowermound Road, 5 miles south of Lawton city limits.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol officer that worked the crash, a Ford Explorer traveling at a high rate of speed failed to negotiate a curve and departed the road towards the right. The vehicle rolled numerous times.

There were three people inside of the vehicle. The driver and one passenger received no injuries. A second passenger was transported to an Oklahoma City hospital by Survival Flight due to severe injuries to the head, arm, and trunk. Her condition is currently unknown at this time.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol officers believe that the crash was caused by speeding.

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