An Oklahoma County man and two children have died as the result of traffic accidents on state roads, authorities report.
James Bittle, 66, Choctaw
About 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Bittle was driving west on SE 15 between Westminster and S Anderson Road when his sport utility vehicle ran off the left side of the road and hit a concrete culvert. The vehicle flipped several times, Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes said.
Bittle was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City where he died, Clabes said. He did not know if Bittle was wearing a seat belt.
Temperance Aimsworth, 4, Sapulpa
About 5:15 p.m. Friday, Temperance was a passenger in an eastbound car on State Highway 33 in Creek County. When the car slowed to turn left onto 193rd W Avenue, it was struck from behind by an eastbound pickup, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
Temperance was taken to a Tulsa hospital and admitted. She died about 10 p.m. Saturday. She was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.
Kaden Dewayne Johnson, 8, Wewoka
About 7:30 a.m. Friday, Kaden was a passenger on a Woods County road when the pickup struck a fence and rolled multiple times, ejecting the driver and Kaden. Neither was wearing a seat belt, troopers said.
Kaden was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital, where he died Saturday from head and trunk injuries.