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Whitesboro man dies in wreck

Whitesboro man dies in wreck

A 62-year-old Whitesboro man died in a wreck 6:50 a.m. Tuesday approximately one mile west of Whitesboro.

Jimmy Howze was driving a 2012 Freightliner propane truck west on Highway 63 when the vehicle went off the road to the right. He overcorrected and the truck went off the road to the left before overturning and hitting a tree.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene due to injuries suffered in the accident by LeFlore County EMS.

Seat belts were equipped, but not in use. Airbags did not deploy.

The accident was investigated by Trooper Jason Waits, assisted by Trooper Fernando Cardenas, Trooper Tody Perez, deputy administrator Nicholas Nadeau of the Oklahoma LP gas administration, the Whitesboro Fire Department and LeFlore County EMS.

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