Tahlequah man dies in Delaware County wreck

James Ray Ferguson, 60, was traveling west on a motorcycle early Saturday on U.S. Scenic 412 when a car traveling north failed to stop at a stop sign and hit Ferguson and his passenger Raynetta K. Rodgers, 59, and threw them both more than 60 feet, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 6, 2013

A Tahlequah man died early Saturday morning in Delaware County after a car hit the motorcycle he was driving, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

About 12:30 a.m., James Ray Ferguson, 60, was traveling west on U.S. Scenic 412 when a car traveling north failed to stop at a stop sign and hit the motorcycle, troopers said.

Ferguson and his passenger, Raynetta K. Rodgers, 59, of Tulsa, and threw them both more than 60 feet.

Ferguson died at the scene. Rodgers was taken to a Tulsa hospital and admitted in fair condition. Neither was wearing a helmet, troopers said.


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