2 Men Die At Scene Of Beckham County Collision

Saturday, September 12th 2020, 5:24 pm
By: News 9


The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly collision in Beckham County.

The collision happened Thursday morning on the Interstate 40 Business Loop and State Highway 30.

Authorities said 58-year-old Jimmy Brandon of Shamrock, TX failed to stop at a stop sign, hit a road sign and then drove head-on into a tree.

Brandon, along with 56-year-old passenger Ricky Thompkins of Hollis, died at the scene of separate head injuries.

Both men were not wearing a seat belt.

OHP said the condition of Brandon was not known at the time of the collision.