Double fatality east of Grandfield

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.