Local & Regional
Mon August 2, 2010
By Associated Press
Ponca City, OK – Traffic death of Okla man being investigated
PONCA CITY, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating what caused a fatal single-vehicle accident near Ponca City.
Troopers say 62-year-old Sanford Mauldin was pronounced dead of internal injuries at the scene of the accident about 11:40 a.m. Sunday. There were no passengers.
The patrol says Mauldin's car was headed east on U.S. 60 when it left the road, traveled about 483 feet and struck a small tree.
Troopers don't know why the vehicle left the roadway.
Mauldin was wearing a seat belt.