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18-year-old from Cherokee dies in collision


Colton L. Carter, 18, of Cherokee, died from injuries in a two vehicle collision Friday. The crash occurred at 12:48 p.m. on US281 South at Greer Road about a half mile south of Alva in Woods County.

Carter was pronounced dead at the scene and was transported to Lanman Funeral Home in Cherokee.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol report, Carter was eastbound on Greer, a county road, in a 2004 GMC pickup and failed to stop at the stop sign. His pickup struck a 2011 GMC Yukon driven by Tommie Westfahl, 34, of Haven, Kansas.

Westfahl and her two juvenile passengers, ages 5 and 9, were n...

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Anonymous writes:

Our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Colton Carter. This a tragic accident that cut short the life of a young man who was just beginning to make his mark on this world. May God grant peace and comfort to all.


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