Inmate injured after falling into Choctaw County culvert

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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.

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