71-year-old Oklahoma man killed in ATV accident

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

HASKELL COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say a 71-year-old Oklahoma man has died following an ATV accident.

Around 3 p.m. on May 6, emergency crews were called to an accident on Lona Valley Rd. in Haskell County.

Investigators say 71-year-old Johnny Sweeden was riding a Honda ATV when it ended up in a ditch.

Authorities believe Sweeden was simply going too fast and lost control of the ATV.

A report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Sweeden was ejected from the ATV when it rolled in the ditch.

Officials say Sweeden was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.


In Your Corner

More In Your Corner

National News

More National

Washington D.C.

More Washington DC Bureau

Don't Miss

Latest News

More News


KFOR Podcasts

More Podcasts

Follow @KFOR on Twitter