Pawnee County undersheriff dies in crash; services scheduled

Funeral service for fallen Pawnee County undersheriff

PAWNEE COUNTY, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the Pawnee County undersheriff died in a car crash while on duty.
  • Troopers told FOX23 the crash happened on Highway 18 around 6:30 a.m. Thursday.
  • Troopers say a car swerved off the road and overcorrected into Undersheriff Monty Johnson's lane and hit his marked car head-on.
  • Johnson died and the other driver was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
  • OHP is investigating the crash. No arrests have been made or charges filed.
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