Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Names Released in Deadly Motorcycle Accident

Late Tuesday evening emergency crews including the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Sequoyah County Sheriff's Department worked a deadly motorcycle crash on US  Highway 59 south  of Wildhorse Mountain in Sallisaw. Two riders were on the motorcycle at the time of the accident and one person was killed. According to authorities, the driver of the motorcycle was Jimmie Lovell, 72, from Muldrow. Lovell had allegedly been drinking at the time of the crash. The passenger on the bike, Peggy Sue Taylor, 63, was pronounced dead at the scene. Lovell was taken to a Fort Smith hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition. Lovell's blood was tested for alcohol at the hospital and it was determined at that time that he had been drinking. For more local news visit us at www.kxmx.com.

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