Three die in wrecks on Oklahoma roads

Jill Marie Palmer, 32, of Duncan, Gary Edward Gamble III, 19, of Vici and James Timothy Wiley, 41, of Cushing died after separate wrecks on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm •  Published: August 20, 2012
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Three people died after wrecks on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

James Timothy Wiley, 41, Cushing

About 12:30 p.m. Monday, Wiley was driving a tractor-trailer west on State Highway 33, about four miles east of Cushing in Payne County, when the vehicle left the road, struck two trees and landed in a ravine before catching fire, troopers said.

Wiley died at the scene. It is not known whether he was wearing a seat belt.

Jill Marie Palmer, 32, Duncan

Palmer was killed about 7:20 p.m. Sunday on 2nd Street just north of Cherokee Road in Duncan. Her car went off the road, hit a culvert, troopers said.

Palmer was pronounced dead at the scene. She was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said..

Gary Edward Gamble III, 19, Vici

Gamble died Saturday at OU Medical Center from injuries he suffered Wednesday in a crash on a Woodward County road three miles south of Woodward.

Gamble was driving east on a county road and stopped at a stop sign, but then failed to yield to a southbound vehicle because he was distracted by a cellphone, troopers said.

He was not wearing a seat belt, trooper said.

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