Rural carrier RCA killed in wreck in Oklahoma

A rural route mail carrier was killed in a two-vehicle wreck near Union Valley Tuesday morning.

The wreck occurred at 8:56 a.m. at the intersection of state Highway 3 and County Road 3610. Debra Godbey, 59, of Ada was delivering mail in her vehicle and driving south on CR 3610 when she failed to yield the right of way from a stop sign at the intersection, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Wil Hayden.

Godbey pulled into the path of a Ford F25O pickup driven west on SH 3 by Brian Flatt, 43, of Stonewall, Hayden said.Godbey was thrown from the vehicle during the collision.

She was being taken by Mercy EMS to Mercy Hospital Ada when she died en route, Hayden said.Flatt went by private vehicle to be treated and released from a local hospital for minor injuries.Pontotoc County sheriffโ€™s deputies and firefighters from Ada and Union Valley also responded.

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Just out of curiosity does anyone know did she take her DPS to the street?

I am so sorry for the loss of your friend, Amanda ๐Ÿ™

No no llv was involved. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers she was a really good friend of mine. we started working at the post office around the same time and have been RCAs for almost 8 years. She was a very hard worker and loved her job as a mail carrier. She will be missed dearly.



Oh my goodness, so sad! Thoughts & prayers to family, friends & co-workers of Debra.

Prayer to all.

Thought & prayers to her family….

So sad… Prayers for her loved ones!

Thoughts to the family.

Prayers for the family


Prayers for her family, friends and co-workers.

Was an LLV involved?

So sorry. RIP

Rest in peace. Prayers for the family.


My sympathies to her family.

My sympathies to her family.