Mock DUI Fatality Traffic Accident Asher Public Schools

April 17, 2019, Asher Police, Fire, REACT, Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Pottawatomie County Sheriff’s Office conducted a training fatality crash incident for the Asher High School. The staging began at 10:30 a.m. and the incident was completed at 1:30 p.m. The incident covered a DUI and fatality crash, fire rescue and removal of a pinned passenger, the Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFSTRead More…

Weather Conditions Still Treacherous

All Pottawatomie County roads remained slick and hazardous and many were littered with stalled vehicles Wednesday, so officials are still urging people to stay home. Don Lynch, Shawnee/Pottawatomie County emergency management director, said the stalled cars are making it difficult for crews to clear roadways, and continuing northerly winds Wednesday were expected to lead to further drifting. SevRead More…

Deputy injured in crash while responding to fatal pedestrian accident

A Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputy was injured in a crash Monday afternoon while he was responding to the scene of a pedestrian accident that resulted in the death of that victim. The first accident involving the pedestrian was reported about 11:52 a.m. in the 8400 block of Brangus Road. About five minutes later, the accident involving the sheriff’s deputy was reported at Garrett’s LakRead More…