Elk City man dies in traffic accident

Cecil V. Martin, 73, of Elk City, was killed Thursday afternoon in a traffic accident in Roger Mills County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 17, 2014
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An Elk City man died after an accident in Roger Mills County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Cecil V. Martin, 73, was driving a pickup about 2:50 p.m. Thursday northbound on County Road 1980, about 1/4 mile north of County Road 1020, when the pickup failed to negotiate the curve and hit an embankment, troopers said.

Martin, who was not wearing a seat belt, died at the scene, troopers said.

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