MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 19, 2013

Checotah motorist injured in accident


— A Checotah man was injured early Friday in a crash in Grant County, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.

Ryan Delane Funburg, 23, was listed in good condition Friday afternoon at Bass Baptist Health Center in Enid, a hospital spokeswoman said.

The OHP report says Funburg was driving a 1989 Chevrolet pickup westbound on Oklahoma 11 about three miles east of Medford when he ran off the right side of the road and struck an embankment about 4:45 a.m.

Funburg, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected. The report states that Funburg was sleepy.