• Daily Leader staff report
A fatality collision left a Hardesty, Okla., youth dead and two others injured last Thursday in Texas County, Okla.
Around 3 p.m. Thursday, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported a 2001 Ford headed westbound on County Road AA, when the driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old girl from Hardesty, lost control on the gravel road.
The Ford entered the north bar ditch in a broadslide and rolled two-and-a-half times coming to rest on its top.
The OHP reported the driver and two passengers, 13-year-old Juan Cano and a 16-year-old boy, both of Hardesty, were ejected from the vehicle. Seat belts were equipped, but not in use in the vehicle, according to the report.
Cano expired at the scene, according to the OHP, and was taken to Bunch-Roberts Funeral Home in Guymon, Okla.
The girl and the 16-year-old were both taken to Memorial Hospital of Texas County in Guymon. The girl was admitted with back injuries and is currently listed in stable condition, while the boy was treated and released.