Okmulgee Man Killed After Crashing Motorcycle


Friday, July 19th 2013, 10:14 pm
By: News 9


An Okmulgee man was killed after crashing his motorcycle just before 3 p.m. Friday.

According to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 25-year-old Kori Drew was traveling northbound on Kern Ave. on a 2007 Honda motorcycle, when he lost control for an unknown reason and struck a culvert.

Drew was ejected 126 feet beyond where the bike came to a rest, and collided with a fence. He was transported to Okmulgee Memorial Hospital via Okmulgee County EMS, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators say Drew was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Okmulgee Police and sheriff's deputies also assisted troopers with this accident. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.