Police Respond To Fatal Accident In NW OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY - One person has died following a crash Sunday night in Northwest Oklahoma City.
According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the crash occurred around 9:40 p.m. on westbound Interstate 44, at the Northwest 10th Street ramp.
OHP says two motorcycles were both attempting to enter I-44 from the ramp when one motorcycle driven by 54-year-old Darrel Lee Wallace, of OKC, struck the curb, lost control and crashed.
The second motorcycle driven by 57-year-old Gary Lynn Hatcher tried to swerve to avoid Wallace, but ending up striking him, losing control and crashing onto the interstate.
Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hatcher was transported to a local hospital and was admitted in good condition.
The cause of the crash in still under investigation.