Stillwater News Press

May 23, 2013

Stillwater police investigating wreck

Merrick Eagleton
Stillwater NewsPress

STILLWATER, Okla. — Stillwater Police Department is investigating an injury accident involving a pedestrian.

Gary Lynn Keith, 59, is in a stabilized condition after being struck by a pickup truck Tuesday. The severity of his injuries is still unknown. The driver of the vehicle, a 27-year-old male, sustained no injuries.

After being hit, Keith was transported by LifeNet EMS to Stillwater Medical Center. Later he was transferred to St. John Medical Center in Tulsa by AirEvac.

According to police, Keith was crossing the road at 6th Avenue and Lewis Street when a pickup truck turning west onto 6th Avenue collided with him.

Accident reconstructionalists with the Stillwater Police are still investigating the incident. A blood sample was taken from the driver and at this time alcohol or drug impairment is not suspected to have played a role in the accident, according to police.