Fire destroyed a Garfield County sheriff’s office cruiser as deputies chased a wanted man. Deputies stopped Kevin Watson on suspicion of speeding Tuesday evening. While being questioned, Watson drove into a field of tall grass, where he crashed his van and escaped on foot, police said. Undersheriff Jerry Niles said the patrol car caught fire when the exhaust system ignited the grass. Watson is wanted in Kansas on four larceny counts.
Dog attack hurts woman
A woman was hurt after being attacked by a pit bull terrier in her home, authorities said. Lawton firefighters and paramedics about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday found the 48-year-old victim with wounds to her arms, thighs, leg and face. Her name was not released.
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