Ponca City, OK

Now: 72 °F

Currently: Mostly Cloudy

Hi: 91 °F | Lo: 66 °F

Saturday

Hi: 90 °F 

Lo: 69 °F

Sunday

Hi: 82 °F 

Lo: 66 °F

Monday

Hi: 82 °F 

Lo: 64 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 62 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 84 °F 

Lo: 64 °F

Oklahoma bicyclist killed in crash with vehicle in Louisiana

Ponca City Now - May 3, 2018 11:06 am

DODSON, La. (AP) – Authorities in Louisiana say a bicyclist from Oklahoma has died after being struck by a pickup in Louisiana.

Louisiana State Police say the collision happened on U.S. Highway 167 about 6:55 a.m. Wednesday north of Dodson, Louisiana, about 70 miles southeast of Shreveport.

Troopers say 59-year-old Daniel L. Lockridge of Eufaula, Oklahoma, was riding a bicycle when it was struck by a truck driven 56-year-old Billy H. Williams Jr. of Tullos, Louisiana.

State Police say the pickup and bicycle were each northbound on the highway when the collision occurred. Lockridge was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead. Williams was uninjured.

Troopers say the collision remains under investigation and that routine toxicology tests are pending.

 

Latest Stories

Student airlifted after stabbing at Oklahoma school

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) – Investigators say a student has been airlifted to a hospital after a...

YMCA Board votes to terminate operating agreement with city

The YMCA of Ponca City Board of Directors voted on Thursday, Aug. 16, to terminate the...

Back to School Bash set for Aug. 25

The 15th annual Po-Hi Back to School Bash will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday,...