Claremore man dies in Rogers County crash

A Claremore man died Saturday in Rogers County after he failed to yield at a stop sign at a county road intersection and was hit by a pickup, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: May 18, 2013 at 7:45 pm •  Published: May 18, 2013

A Claremore man died Saturday after failing to yield to a stop sign at the intersection of two Rogers County roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

William Cooper, 33, was driving a car southbound on County Road North/South 4250 about 7:15 a.m. when he failed to stop at a stop sign, troopers said. An Inola man driving a pickup westbound on County Road East/West 590 hit the driver's side door of Cooper's car. Cooper died at the scene from massive injuries, troopers reported. The other driver was not injured. Both men wore seat belts, and air bags were deployed in both vehicles, troopers reported. has disabled the comments for this article.