3 die from injuries suffered in traffic accidents

FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 4, 2013 at 7:31 pm •  Published: February 4, 2013
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An Oklahoma County man and two children have died as the result of traffic accidents on state roads, authorities report.

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 in Creek County. 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.

Kaden Dewayne Johnson, 8, Wewoka

About 7:30 a.m. Friday, Kaden was a passenger on a Woods County road when the pickup struck a fence and rolled multiple times, ejecting the driver and Kaden. Neither was wearing a seat belt, troopers said.

Kaden was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital, where he died Saturday from head and trunk injuries.

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