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State News

June 10, 2014

OHP: Passenger hangs out of window, falls

PERKINS — A Logan County woman was transported to a hospital after a passenger in a vehicle began to hang out of a window to get the attention of a driver, troopers said.

The crash occurred about 18:40 hours Monday on State Highway 33 eight miles west of Perkins in Payne County, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Anthony Harper.

A 1992 Ford pick up being driven by a Coyle man was traveling east on SH 33 when a passenger began to hang out of the passenger-side window, attempting to get the attention of an unidentified driver, Harper stated. The pickup struck a bump, causing the passenger to lose balance and fall out of the window, Harper stated.

The passenger, Christina Ludolph, 24, of Coyle, was transported and admitted in stable condition to Stillwater Medical Center, Harper stated. No one else was injured.

Harper listed the condition of the driver, Mark Williams, 33, of Coyle, as driving under the influence.

Harper stated the pickup was not equipped with seatbelts. In addition to OHP units, the Coyle Fire Department responded on the call.

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