The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says that at about 4:30 a.m. a double fatality occured east of Grandfield in Tillman County on U.S. Highway 70.
A 1973 Plymouth Fury, driven by 40-year-old Randy J. O'Neal was pronounced dead at the scene by the medical examiner. He was taken to Gray Funeral Home in Grandfield. 37-year-old passenger Daniel Watson was also pronounced dead at the scene.
O'Neal was driving around a curve at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the vehicle, going off the roadway and went into a broadslide. His vehicle rolled three times and both O'Neal and Watson were ejected from the car and thrown approximately 120 feet.