WILBURTON, OK. (THECOUNT) — Candace Mace of Tuskahoma, Oklahoma, has been identified as the victim in a fatal single-vehicle crash in Latimer County Thursday morning.

Mace, 48, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Wilburton early Thursday morning.


According to reports, Mace, 48, was operating a vehicle on OK-2 near Wilburton, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 2:30 a.m. Thursday. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.

Mace, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Geo quick facts: Latimer County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. Its county seat is Wilburton. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,154. The county was created at statehood in 1907 and named for James L. Latimer, a delegate from Wilburton to the 1906 state Constitutional Convention – Wikipedia.