A Hardesty man was killed in one vehicle collision on Wednesday, December 30, after over-correcting on a county road in Texas County.
According to an incident report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Justin Kolbe, 33, was headed northbound on a county road in a 2004 Ford pickup at 4:20 a.m. when he failed to negotiate a curve departing the roadway to the left, rolling the vehicle two and one-half times, Kolbe was ejected.
The report goes on to say that seat belts were not in use. Kolbe was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident with head and trunk, and external injuries.
The scene was investigated by Trooper Levi Hill, of the Hooker Detachment, assisted by Lt. David Welch, of the Beaver Detachment, Hooker EMS and Hooker Fire Department.