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OHP: Driver dies after texting, crashing into brick wall in Okfuskee County

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Posted at 3:22 PM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-18 16:22:05-05

A 45-year-old Oklahoma man is dead after he was distracted by texting and crashed into a brick wall, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Alfred Heitner Campbell, of The Village, was on a county road near Okemah in Okfuskee County about 7:30 a.m. on Monday when he ran off the road, hit a 3-foot brick wall and struck a tree, the collision report says.

The investigating trooper says evidence supports that Campbell was texting before he left the road, and that inattention caused the crash.

Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene due to head injuries.

OHP says he was not wearing a seat belt and no airbag deployed.

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