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Ponca City man dies in Wednesday collision

Ponca City Now - September 13, 2018 9:24 am

Ponca City resident Danny G. Sims, 61, died Wednesday after a motorcycle-car collision on the east side of Ponca City.

The accident occurred just before 4 p.m. in the 1600 block of  U.S.  Highway 77, at the Edwards Avenue intersection.

Sims was riding a 1999 Kawasaki motorcycle northbound on the highway. Teresa L. Dawson, 55, also of Ponca City, was driving a 2005 Pontiac Sunfire northbound in front of Sims, the Ponca City Police Department reported.

Dawson slowed and signaled to turn left at Edwards to travel west. Police reported  the rear of her vehicle was struck by the front tire of Sims’ motorcycle.

Sims, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected from his motorcycle. He was transported by Ponca City Fire Department Ambulance to Alliance Health Ponca City, where he was pronounced dead, the Police Department reported.

Dawson was wearing a seat belt and was not injured, police said.

 

 

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