Tuesday morning, July 13th a two-vehicle collision took black at the intersection of County Road 3 Drive and County Road 1580 in the Ahloso area.
Reports indicates the crash took place between a garbage truck and motorcycle. Which were heading southbound on County Road 3 drive when the motorcycle tried to pass the truck to turn onto CR 1580. The motorcycle caught fire after coming to rest in a yard, and was extinguished by the motorist with a fire extinguisher.
The motorcyclist, Dustin Booker (age 34) was taken to a helicopter by Mercy EMS ambulance nearby Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, and transported to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City.
Booker was seriously injured and sadly died at OU Medical Center in OKC from his injuries
The other driver, Wesley Wright (age 53) was uninjured.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
Did you know that between 2017 and 2019 Ponotoc County had 11 serious or fatal motorcycle accidents? Three of which were in or near the town of Ada, near Ahloso.
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