THACKERVILLE, Okla. – A 19-year-old man from Marietta was pronounced dead following a car accident on Wednesday evening.
Around 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday, emergency crews were called to a rollover accident on U.S. 77 in Love County.
Troopers with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report that 19-year-old Nathan Hurst was in the passenger’s seat of a 2000 Nissan Maxima driven by a 17-year-old girl when it drove off the road.
Investigators say they don’t know why the vehicle drove off the road, but the driver overcorrected, causing the vehicle to roll .
The trooper’s report stated that the vehicle came to rest on its top in a ravine.
Hurst, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the vehicle.
Hurst died from massive injuries at the scene of the accident.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to a Texas hospital in good condition.
At this point, the cause of the collision is under investigation.