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Martha man dies in wreck

HOBART - A 49-year-old Martha man died from injuries he suffered in a fiery one-vehicle accident Monday in Kiowa County.

The accident occurred at 11:32 a.m. on Oklahoma 44 just south of the County Road 1320 intersection, about 5 miles west and 6.5 miles north of Hobart.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Alex Wilson, a pickup driven by Danny Maldonado was northbound on Oklahoma 44 when the vehicle left the roadway for an unknown reason and struck a bridge. The vehicle remained upright, but became engulfed in flames.

Maldonado was airlifted to an Oklahoma City hospital, where he was pronounced dead with trunk internal and neck injuries.

The Lawton Constitution

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