Broken Arrow man dies after friend falls asleep at the wheel

A Broken Arrow man died in a wreck on the Will Rogers Turnpike when his friend fell asleep at the wheel, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said.
From Staff Reports Modified: February 17, 2013 at 10:56 am •  Published: February 17, 2013
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A Broken Arrow man died in a wreck on the Will Rogers Turnpike Sunday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said.

Dayton Wilson, 21, died after the wreck about 2 a.m. at mile marker 304 two miles east of Afton in Ottawa County, troopers said.

Wilson was a passenger in a car driven by Zachary L. Wofford, 26, of Tulsa. Troopers said Wofford fell asleep at the wheel while driving west on the turnpike. The car hit a concrete barrier wall and rolled three times.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene. Wofford refused treatment for his injuries and a second passenger was not injured, troopers said.

Everyone in the car was wearing a seat belt.


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