Traffic accidents leave two dead in Oklahoma

Two people were killed in crashes late Saturday and Sunday morning, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: July 8, 2012 at 8:59 pm •  Published: July 9, 2012
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Two people were killed in crashes over the weekend, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Janice Sue Smith, 64, Stilwell

About 11 a.m. Sunday, Janice Smith was a passenger in a pickup driven by Anthony James Smith, 46, of Stilwell.

The pickup was northbound on U.S. 59, about two miles south of Stilwell in Adair County.

The vehicle left the road and struck a tree, troopers said.

Janice Smith died at the scene. Anthony Smith was treated and released at a nearby hospital, the patrol reported.

Both were wearing seat belts, troopers said.

Stephen Seifert, 45, Grove

About 10 p.m. Saturday, Seifert was driving a motorcycle east on a Delaware County road, about two miles south and about four miles east of Grove.

The bike left the road while going around a curve and struck a fence post, troopers said.

Seifert died at the scene.

He was not wearing a helmet, troopers said.


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