A 27-year-old man from Oklahoma City was killed in a crash Saturday on Interstate 40 near Webbers Falls.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) reported Andy Thach was pronounced deceased at the scene by Muskogee EMS.
The OHP reported Thach was riding a 2015 Honda VT750 motorcycle and was merging onto the east-bound lanes on I40 from the Muskogee Turnpike at a high rate of speed. He lost control of the motorcycle and it fell in front of a 2006 Freightliner driven by Naranjo Amelo, 46, of Smyrna, Tenn. Amelo was not injured in the crash.
The collision occurred at 12:29 p.m. Saturday. The OHP reported the cause of the collision was “unsafe speed.”
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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