Oklahoma Highway Patrol names some accident victims

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 2, 2014 at 11:25 pm •  Published: July 2, 2014

Four people have died after accidents on Oklahoma roads on Monday and Tuesday, and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol released the names of three people who died after a June 26 accident.

Loretta Jean Wickham, 57, of Ochelata

Wickham died Tuesday when the motorcycle she was riding on was involved in a crash with a Jeep in Washington County.

Wickham died at the scene of the crash about 8:50 p.m. on a county road at U.S. 75 about three miles northwest of Ramona. She was riding on a motorcycle driven by John Robert Wickham, 58, of Ochelata. John Wickham was taken to a Tulsa hospital, where he was treated for an arm injury.

The Jeep involved was driven by Brian James Robertson, 45, of Bartlesville. He was not injured. Robertson wore a seat belt.

William Ray Smith, 42, of Dallas, and Marcus Dwayne Smith, 42, of Dallas

William Smith and Marcus Smith died in a collision about 8:50 p.m. Monday near Thackerville in Love County, the patrol reported.

Driver William Smith and passenger Marcus Smith were in a car going north on Interstate 35 about nine miles north of the Red River.

The patrol reported William Smith was speeding when the car hit the rear of a tractor-trailer driven by John T. Carter, 62, of Pierce City, Mo. Carter was not injured.

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