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January 30, 2013

McAlester man injured in accident

McALESTER — A McAlester man was critically injured while driving an off-highway vehicle Friday, according to law enforcement officials.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that Johnny Schiller, 69, of McAlester, was driving a 2012 Polaris Ranger south-bound on County Road 2 in Krebs about 4 p.m. when the accident occured.

The report states that Schiller went off the right side of the road, over-corrected and rolled a half-time, coming to rest on the passenger side.

He was transported to McAlester Regional Health Center and then by air-ambulance to Saint Francis hospital in Tulsa, the report states.

He is listed in critical condition with head, trunk, internal and arm injuries.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com.

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