Three die on Oklahoma highways Saturday

Crashes Saturday in Ottawa County and Muskogee County claimed three people's lives, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: November 10, 2012 at 9:14 pm •  Published: November 10, 2012
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Three die on Oklahoma roads

Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported three deaths Saturday on Oklahoma highways.

Jack Caldwell Judd, 41, Fairland

Shortly before 3 a.m., Judd was driving a motorcycle southbound on U.S. Highway 59 in Ottawa County, six miles east and one mile south of Afton. The motorcycle missed a curve and hit a culvert, troopers said.

Judd died at the scene, troopers said.

Misty Lauderdale, 47, Muskogee,

Angela Lietch, 51, Warner

About 1:15 p.m., Lauderdale was driving northbound on U.S. 64, about two miles north of Warner in Muskogee County, when her car went off the roadway. The car came back onto the road, crossed the center turn lane and struck Lietch's pickup, which was southbound, troopers said.

Both Lauderdale and Lietch died at the scene of injuries suffered in the crash.

Lauderdale was wearing a seat belt; Lietch was not, troopers said.

FROM STAFF REPORTS


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