A man is in Grady County Jail after a fatality collision Saturday in Chickasha.
Approximately 4;30 a.m. on the H.E Bailey Turnpike, eight miles south of Chickasha, a 2009 Mercedes driven by Marshall J. Point, 35, of Lawton, hit a vehicle carrying two women in their 60s.
Following the collision, Point was transported by Chickasha EMS to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released.
The other vehicle was a 2022 Nissan Kicks driven by Hildreth A. Overcash, 61, of Oklahoma City. Overcash was transported by Chickasha EMS to Grady Memorial Hospital. From there, she was transferred to OU Medical and diverted to St. Anthony’s South by EMS in Oklahoma City. Overcash was pronounced dead at St. Anthony’s.
Overcash’s passenger, Janice E. Miller, 66, of Oklahoma City was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital by Chickasha EMS. She was transferred to OU Medical in Oklahoma City by EMS, and admitted with head and trunk internal injuries.
What exactly happened in the collision, including what caused it, is still under investigation, according to the Highway Patrol’s official report, but Point is being held at the county jail on charges of Negligent Homicide With Motor Vehicle.
Point’s condition as a driver is also still under investigation.
Overcash’s condition was apparently normal.