Chaffin experiences carnival-worthy ride
• Following collision on Oklahoma Blvd.
October 7, 2016
Susan Chaffin of Alva experienced the kind of ride only found in carnivals and amusement parks after a collision last Friday. At 4:26 p.m. on Sept. 30, Chaffin, 57, was driving a 1997 Buick north on Eighth Street. She stopped at the stop sign at the intersection with Oklahoma Boulevard (U.S. Highway 64) and then proceeded to make a left turn, not seeing the approaching vehicle. Dennis Kilmer, 43, of Alva was traveling west in the inside lane of Oklahoma Boulevard in a 2001 Dodge.
Kilmer's vehicle struck Chaffin's car in the side, sending it out of control. Chaffin's vehicle struck a stop s...