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Memorial Service to be Held for Flight Nurse

A memorial service has been set for the Air Evac flight nurse who died after the helicopter crash that occurred on October 4th.  27-year-old Leslie Stewart died from the injuries she sustained on October 8th.

The Air Evac crew was transporting gunshot victim Buddy Rhodes to United Regional Hospital from Waurika when the helicopter crashed near the helipad of the hospital. Rhodes did not survive . The flight paramedic, Johan van der Coff, is still in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. The pilot, Zechariah Smith, was last listed in good condition at United Regional.

The memorial service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church West in Duncan.

Newschannel 6 has a Facebook page where mourners can offer their respect at “Condolences For Leslie.”
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