UPDATE: Man Succumbs To Injuries Sustained In July Accident

August 16, 2022

By News Director Jared Atha

Officials say an Apache man has succumbed to injuries he suffered in a wreck late last month.

According to an updated report provided by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 12:30 p.m. on July 28 south of Carnegie when emergency crews were called to an accident near the intersection of OK-58 and County Road 1400.

Investigators say 29-year-old Chandler Pettit was driving a 2020 Polaris Ranger westbound on County Road 400 when he failed to stop at a stop sign.

As a result, officials say he was hit by a 2000 Ford Explorer that was heading southbound on OK-58.

Pettit was rushed to OU Medical Center in critical condition.

However, authorities say Pettit died from his injuries on Aug. 11.

The driver of the Explorer was uninjured.

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