LAWTON (KFDX/KJTL) — An early-morning vehicle pursuit in Lawton resulted in a fatal crash Saturday, September 11.
According to the Lawton Police Department, around 3:30 a.m. officers attempted to pull over a black Camaro for reckless driving. The driver of the Camaro then attempted to flee.
While traveling south on Sheridan Road at a high rate of speed, the Camaro lost control and departed the roadway to the left, striking a curb and a mailbox. The driver continued southbound, crossing Jefferson Avenue and striking an embankment.
After striking the embankment, the Camaro began to overturn, striking a fence, an unoccupied van and a trailer. The vehicle rolled an undetermined amount of times before coming to rest on its top.
The driver was pronounced deceased when officers arrived.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is taking over the investigation.
This is an ongoing investigation. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we learn more.