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Weekend crashes leave four dead in Oklahoma

ATV crash, SUV-motorcycle collision and single-vehicle accident claim four lives.
by Juliana Keeping Modified: July 1, 2012 at 9:41 pm •  Published: July 2, 2012


Four die in accidents on Oklahoma roads

Brandon Barnett, 29, Holdenville

Barnett was driving a sport utility vehicle about 6:20 a.m. Sunday on County Road 3 S, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. About two miles west of Holdenville in Hughes County, the vehicle went into a ditch, rolled over and landed on its top. Barnett was not wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Leslie F Shaw, 48, Jay

Shaw was driving an all-terrain vehicle about 8:50 p.m. Saturday on a county road about 4.5 miles north and 8.5 miles west of Jay when it left the road and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger, Colisa Keely, 39, of Jay, was taken to Grove Hospital and then by helicopter to Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo. She was treated and released. Unsafe speed on a curve caused the crash, troopers said.

Bradley Crittenden, 24, Sperry

Peggy Robison, 55, Tulsa

Crittenden was driving a motorcycle about 2:10 a.m. Sunday at a high rate of speed on State Highway 11 at 76th Street N in Tulsa County, trooper said. The motorcycles hit the passenger side of a sport utility vehicle turning left from a northbound lane on the highway. The passenger in the sport utility vehicle, Robison, was taken to St. John Hospital in Tulsa where she died. Crittenden died at the scene. The driver of the sport utility vehicle, Chester Jones, 57, of Tulsa, was taken to St. John Hospital and treated and released.

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by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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