A one-vehicle accident near Welch on Thursday claimed the life of a Grove man, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Rickey Earl Zube II, 49, died at the scene from multiple injuries, the patrol said. He was pinned for 30 minutes inside his 2010 Hino Box Truck.
Troopers said the wreck happened one-half mile east of Welch on State Highway 10 around 5:30 p.m.
Zube was eastbound on SH 10 and for an unknown reason left the roadway on the right shoulder, came back onto the road, overcorrected, and left the roadway on the left shoulder, the report stated.
Zubeís truck traveled down an embankment, over turned, struck a fence and then a tree before coming to rest on the driverís side, the patrol reported.
The patrol said Zube was wearing his seatbelt.
Zube graduated from high school in Yucaipa, Calif., and served his country in both the U.S. Army and the Air Force as a Military Police officer.
He is survived by his mother Mickey Lemaster; girlfriend, Brenda; four sons, Rickey Earl Zube III, Joseph Conner Zube, Thomas Robert Zube, and Daniel Raymond-Sterling Ness and two grandchildren Noah and Trevor.
Also surviving are his brother, William Charles Adams and sisters, Kimberly Kaye (Zube) Downing-Scott and Tammy Lynn Gray.
His father, Rickey Earl Zube, Sr., preceded him in death.
Family visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 18, with funeral services set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 19. Both will be held at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home in Grove, with interment at Olympus Cemetery North, outside of Grove.