Head-on crash claims life of Holdenville man, officials say
LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – A head-on crash in Lincoln County claimed the life of one man, officials say.
It happened Tuesday, at around 5:30 a.m., on State Highway 66, just east of 3380 Roady in Warwick.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 33-year-old Joseph Ledbetter, of Holdenville, was traveling eastbound on the highway when he went left of center and struck another vehicle traveling westbound head-on.
Ledbetter was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was taken to a hospital in fair condition with several injuries.
Officials say the cause of the crash was due to “left of center.”