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Traffic fatalities reported by Oklahoma Highway Patrol.


Two fatalities were recorded yesterday afternoon by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

At two o clock a Harley Davidson driven by Jackie Don Green of Enid failed to negotiate a curve south east of Covington.  He was taken to Bass Baptist in Enid and then was Air Evac to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he died at 7:13 PM.

At approximately 5 yesterday evening South east of Woodward a Chevrolet pickup driven by Russell Weller Lewis of Mooreland went left of center for an unknown reason and struck a 2005 Kenworth truck.  The driver of the 18 wheeler, of Woodward was not injured.

Weller was pinned in his vehicle and freed by the Woodward Fire Department using the jaws of life.  He was pronounced dead at the scene by Medical Examiner Kathy Valentine.  The cause is still under investigation.