Man killed in head-on crash

Published: Oct. 3, 2014 at 2:29 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 9, 2014 at 1:46 PM CDT
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Jackson County,OK_A head-on collision killed a Lawton man on the outskirts of Altus Thursday.

It happened around 4:30pm, four miles north of Altus, on U.S. Highway 283.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Warren Jack, II, 32, was southbound when he crossed the center line and hit a female driver head-on. He was pinned in the wreckage briefly, before being freed by troopers. Jack was taken to Jackson County Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead due to trunk internal injuries.

The woman, Barbara Proveaux, 45, of Blair, Oklahoma, was admitted to Jackson County Memorial Hospital in stable condition, with arm and trunk injuries.

The Highway Patrol said both drivers were wearing their seat belts.