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HUGO, Okla. — Choctaw County Undersheriff Jody King was transported to Plano for injuries following a car wreck at 1 p.m. Friday.

Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park said King was in a collision at the Highway 70 West and Highway 271 intersection in Oklahoma, when a woman pulled out in front of him at the intersection. Park said the woman died at the scene. King was flown to Plano Medical Center with reported head and neck injuries.

Park said Saturday King had a fractured C2 in his neck, and doctors were running MRIs and CAT scans Saturday afternoon. Investigation by Oklahoma Highway Patrol is ongoing.

“I ask for your prayers for the lady’s family and undersheriff King,” Park wrote on his Facebook page Friday. “Thank you to all who assisted today.”

Macon Atkinson is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-6963 or

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