Inmate injured after falling into Choctaw County culvert
HUGO, Okla. – An inmate was rushed to an area hospital after falling into a culvert near Hugo.
Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park told KXII that a Pushmataha County inmate had to be flown to an area hospital on Wednesday morning after falling 15 feet.
Officials say the inmate was part of a trash crew working near a creek when he slid down 15 feet into a culvert.
The inmate suffered minor back injuries and was released from the hospital a few hours later.