Oklahoma Highway Patrol: 3 killed in separate accidents
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says three people have been killed in crashes on state roads.
The patrol says in a preliminary report that 20-year-old Emily Barrera died Sunday morning in Creek County after being ejected from her vehicle. Troopers are still investigating the cause of the crash.
On Saturday afternoon, 71-year-old Larry Johnson was killed in Greer County near Granite. The patrol says Johnson’s truck went off the road, across the center median and eventually came to rest in a creek bed.
Earlier Saturday, 27-year-old Andy Thach died in a motorcycle crash in Muskogee County near Webbers Falls.
The patrol says Thach was riding the cycle at an unsafe speed when he took a ramp and lost control, laying the motorcycle down in the path of an oncoming truck.