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Garber man involved in motorcycle accident east of Enid


GARBER, Okla. – A Garber man was involved in a personal injury collision that occurred at 1:30 a.m. Monday morning in a private driveway on the north side of U.S. Highway 412, two miles west of State Highway 74, eight miles east of Enid in eastern Garfield County.

Richard Dylan Staerkel, 20, of Garber was driving a 1997 Harley-Davidson motorcycle down private drive and did not allow enough time for the private gate at the end of the private drive to open. The motorcycle struck the partially opened gate and the rider was thrown from the motorcycle.

Staerkel was transported to Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City by privately owned vehicle. He was admitted in stable condition with head and arm injuries.