LAWTON — A Lawton man was killed in a one-vehicle wreck Thursday morning near Fletcher.
Matthew Muirhead was eastbound on Interstate 44, less than a mile east of Fletcher, when he experienced a medical incident, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report. Muirhead was driving a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, which went off the east side of the road and struck a fence.
The truck continued for another 1,000 feet and struck another fence before coming to rest, according to the OHP report.
Muirhead, 30, was taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton, where he was pronounced dead.
Lawton resident Tamela Muirhead, 66, was riding in the pickup truck but was not hurt, according to the report. Another passenger, 79-year-old Linda Blythe of Walters, also escaped injury.
Muirhead and his passengers were all wearing seatbelts when the crash occurred, according to the report.