Comanche man killed in crash with garbage truck

Comanche man killed in crash with garbage truck

COTTON CO., Okla. (TNN) - A 27-year-old from the town of Comanche in Stephens County died Tuesday after a crash in Cotton County.

The crash happened around 8 Tuesday morning on State Highway 53 and County Road 2690, about 7 miles east of Walters.

According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, a Mack garbage truck was heading north on County Road 2690 and stopped at Highway 53 to turn east, making an improper right turn, going into the westbound lane and hitting a 2006 Nissan Sentra driven by HD Smith of Comanche, pinning him for about 2 and a half hours.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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