Accidents leave four dead in Oklahoma

Crashes Wednesday and Thursday on Oklahoma roads left four people dead, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm •  Published: July 19, 2013
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Four people died in wrecks on state roads, including a man killed on a southeast Oklahoma City highway, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Kenneth Rhoads, 52, of Lawton

Rhoads was pronounced dead at Jackson County Memorial Hospital in Altus after a motorcycle crash early Thursday, the patrol reported.

Rhoads' passenger, Jodi Trotter, 29, of Indiahoma, was taken to Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton in critical condition.

The patrol reported Rhoads was riding a motorcycle west with Trotter about 12:10 a.m. on U.S. 62 in Kiowa County about a mile south of Snyder.

A pickup driven by Kallee Fralix, 18, of Snyder, failed to yield and crossed in front of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the pickup.

Helmets were not in use by Rhoads or Trotter, the patrol reported.

Fralix was not injured. She was wearing a seat belt.

Unidentified man

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