Two die in vehicle crashes on Oklahoma roads

James Bittle, 66, of Choctaw, died Sunday after a wreck in Midwest City. Temperance Aimsworth, 4, of Sapulpa, died late Saturday from her injuries suffered in a wreck in Creek County on Friday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 3, 2013 at 5:44 pm •  Published: February 3, 2013
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child died Saturday night from injuries she received in a wreck Friday in Creek County, and a Choctaw man died Sunday after a wreck in Midwest City, authorities said.

James Bittle, 66, Choctaw

About 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Bittle was driving west on SE 15 between Westminster and S Anderson Road when his sport utility vehicle ran off the left side of the road and hit a concrete culvert. The vehicle flipped several times, Midwest City Police Chief Brandon Clabes said.

Bittle was taken to a hospital in Oklahoma City where he died, Clabes said. He did not know if Bittle was wearing a seat belt.

Temperance Aimsworth, 4, Sapulpa

About 5:15 p.m. Friday, Temperance was a passenger in an eastbound car on State Highway 33. When the car slowed to turn left onto 193rd W Avenue, it was struck from behind by an eastbound pickup, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

Temperance was taken to a Tulsa hospital and admitted. She died about 10 p.m. Saturday.

She was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.


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