A Kingfisher motorcyclist and an unidentified pedestrian in Rogers County were among four killed in four separate vehicle accidents late Friday and early Saturday, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Betsy Randolph, patrol spokeswoman, said troopers are working to notify next of kin before identifying the pedestrian killed.
The man was crossing State Highway 20 just east of Sandstone Drive on Friday when he was hit by a car around 9:30 p.m., according to the patrol.
Neither the car’s driver, Angela Butler, 39, Claremore, or her 8-year old daughter and 3-year-old son were injured in the collision.
Clifford Scott Burhenn, 29, Kingfisher
Burnhenn died Friday after his motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 81, according to the patrol.
Burhenn was northbound shortly before 9 p.m. about three and a half miles north of Kingfisher in Kingfisher County when it went off the road and into the center median.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was not wearing a helmet, troopers said.
Lamar C. Brown, 57, Ponca City
Brown was killed and three others injured early Saturday after his car was struck by a pickup on Acre Road, five miles east and two miles south of Marland in Noble County, according to the patrol.
Brown’s vehicle was parked in the roadway just over a hillcrest and with his headlights off when the collision occurred just after 1 a.m, troopers said.
One passenger – Frances L. Brown, 24, Ponca City – was hospitalized in stable condition. Two others – Michael A. Roughface, 21, and Josh R. Allen, 28, both of Ponca City – were treated and released.
The driver of the pickup, Michael Scott Case, 24, Marland, was not injured.
Justin Ward, 24, Poteau
Ward was westbound on Old Highway 112 one mile east of Poteau in Leflore County when his car left the roadway, hit a ditch and a power pole and rolled, according to the patrol.
The accident occurred around 7:45 a.m. Saturday.