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Talihina man injured in auto accident

A Talihina man was injured in an auto accident Thursday on Highway 1, approximately 8.5 miles west of Talihina in LeFlore County.

Danny Griffitts, 69, was driving a 2000 Ford truck eastbound when the vehicle departed the roadway, went 300 feet, struck a culvert, rolled one-half time and landed on its top.

He was transported by LeFlore County EMS to Choctaw Nation Hospital in Talihina with internal injuries. He was later taken by Life Flight to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, where he is in guarded condition for internal injuries.

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