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October 25, 2012

Woman survives horrific crash

McALESTER —  

A young Edmond woman is alive after losing control of her vehicle and crashing into a tree early Wednesday morning on US Highway 69, a half-mile south of Kiowa, according to a report by Trooper Sean Mass of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The OHP, Kiowa Police and the McAlester Army Ammunition Fire Department responded to the early morning accident involving 16-year-old Blanca Medina-Santos.

“I don’t know how she survived,” said Kiowa Police Chief Tony Runyon.

“When I arrived at the scene we couldn’t tell what kind of a car it was; it was so bad.”

According to the report ,Medina- Santos was driving southbound on US 69 when she ran off the road way to the right, crashed through a fence and then struck a tree. She was freed from the vehicle by the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant Fire Department.

Medina-Santos was transported to McAlester Regional Hospital where she was listed in stable condition with injuries to her head, arm and leg, according to the report.

Contact Jeanne LeFlore at jleflore@mcalesternews.com.

 

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