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Three die after wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Two people are dead after separate wrecks in Oklahoma City, and a Fort Gibson man died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a Nov. 3 motorcycle wreck.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 19, 2013 at 8:46 pm •  Published: November 19, 2013

Three people are dead after wrecks on state roads.

Name not released

A man driving a pickup was found dead about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday after he left the road for an unknown reason, went down a hill and crashed into a tree at Will Rogers Park near NW 36 and Portland, Oklahoma City police said.

Police did not release the victim's name Monday as they were attempting to notify family members.

Jeremiah Weems, 38, Oklahoma City

Weems was riding his motorcycle south on Interstate 35 when he attempted to merge on to Interstate 240 westbound about 2 a.m. Tuesday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers said.

The motorcycle ran off the left side of the road, hit a curb and crashed into a concrete barrier.

Weems was pronounced dead at the scene.

Michael Dobbs, 62, Fort Gibson

Dobbs died Tuesday from injuries he suffered in a Nov. 3 motorcycle wreck in Le Flore County, troopers said.

Dobbs was driving west about 3:30 p.m. on State Highway 1 about 3 miles east of Spring Mountain Road when he failed to negotiate a turn and ran off the left side of the road.

The motorcycle overturned and Michael Dobbs and a passenger, Stacy Dobbs, 57, of Fort Gibson, were thrown off, troopers said.

Both were taken to a hospital. Michael Dobbs died of his injuries about 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, troopers said.


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