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Three men die from injuries suffered in separate Oklahoma traffic accidents

An Enid man died Monday from injuries he suffered in a Sept. 2 accident. A Ponca City man died when he was struck by a car Tuesday night on U.S. 177. A motorcyclist from Arkansas died Wednesday morning when he was hit on U.S. 412.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: September 25, 2013 at 6:01 pm •  Published: September 25, 2013

Two men died in separate traffic accidents this week, and another man died from injuries he suffered in a Sept. 2 accident, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Daniel Edward Vesper, 59, of Enid

Vesper died Monday in an Enid hospital from injuries he suffered about 4:55 p.m. Sept. 2 in Garfield County, troopers said. He was driving north on Garland Road when his pickup was struck by another pickup going east on Phillips Road that failed to yield.

The second pickup was driven by Zachary Isaac Like, 19, of Enid. Bryce Joseph Mendenhall, 16, of Enid, was his passenger. Like refused treatment at the scene. Mendenhall was treated at an Enid hospital and released, troopers said.

Everyone involved in the accident was wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Kenneth Snake, 67, of Ponca City

Snake was walking across U.S. 177 on Tuesday when he was struck by a car driven by Charles Jacques, 26, of Stillwater, troopers said. He died about 9:30 p.m. just south of White Eagle Drive about four miles south of Ponca City.

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