Authorities Identify Woodward Man Killed When Snow Collapses Home's Roof


Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 4:34 pm
By: News 9


Authorities have identified a man from Woodward, Oklahoma, who was killed during a significant winter storm Monday afternoon.

Curtis Haines, 71, was killed after heavy snow brought down part of a roof at his home in Woodward.

According to the Medical Examiner's Office, Haines' manner of death is "accident." The cause of death for Haines is still under investigation.

2/25/2013 Related Story: 1 Dead In Woodward When Snow Collapses Home's Roof

Matt Lehenbauer of the Woodward County Emergency Management office says a house partially collapsed on the city's south side. The area was under a blizzard warning all day Monday and received more than a foot of snow.

2/25/2013 Related Story: Winter Storm Dumps As Much As 22 Inches Of Snow In Oklahoma

The death at Woodward is the second reported in the winter storm that rolled into the Plains. A motorist at Kansas died in a traffic accident on a slick road.