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Fatality Accident in Cimarron County OK

Joe Denoyer - April 27, 2023 8:35 am

A fatality accident occurred on Wednesday, April 26th at approximately 11:13 pm on US-385 and County Road E0280, approximately 9.5 miles southwest of Boise City in Cimarron County.

A 2019 Peterbilt driven by Michael Joe McCauley,63, of Whitesboro, Texas, was northbound on US-385. The driver-side front steering tire blew out and immediately went to the rim. The semi went left of center, crossed into the west ditch, and then impacted the dirt embankment. The Peterbilt rolled 1 ½ times coming to rest on its top. McCauley was pinned for approximately 3 hours and was extricated by Boise City Fire Department using the hydraulic jaws of life and wrecker to lift CMV off its top. McCauley was transported by Hansen Novak Funeral Home to Boise City Funeral Home in Boise City, Oklahoma.


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