Oklahoma motorcyclist collides with bull on rural road

LOOKEBA — Authorities say a 20-year-old Oklahoma man is in critical condition after his motorcycle struck a black bull that was standing on a rural roadway.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: October 31, 2012
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LOOKEBA — Authorities say a 20-year-old Oklahoma man is in critical condition after his motorcycle struck a black bull that was standing on a rural roadway.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the collision happened Tuesday night in rural Caddo County.

A preliminary report says Michael Schimmel of Lookeba was driving his 2005 Honda Rebel motorcycle when he collided with a black bull that was standing in the road. Authorities say Schimmel was thrown about 75 feet from his motorcycle after the collision.

Authorities say Schimmel was taken to OU Medical Center with head and internal injuries. He is listed in critical condition.