Wichita man dies in collision south of Newkirk
Ponca City Now - December 6, 2019 8:14 am
A Wichita man died Thursday morning in a collision on US 77 one-tenth of a mile north of Adobe Road, located approximately 3 miles south of Newkirk in Kay County.
The collision occured just after 8 a.m.
Allen Keith Breaux, 47, of Wichita, Kansas, was pronounced dead at the scene with head and trunk internal injuries. He was riding a bicycle and was struck by a 2015 Nissan Juke driven by Cherie Whitney Carriere, 26, of Ponca City. She was not injured.
Both vehicles were northbound on US 77 in the outside lane when the car struck the bicycle. Both vehicles then left the roadway to the right, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol’s report.
Breaux was transported by the Medical Examiners Office to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Oklahoma City.
The Highway Patrol report said the cause of collision was inattentive driving.
The accident was investigated by the Kay/Noble County detachment of the Highway Patrol, the Traffic Homicide Unit, the Kay County Sheriff’s Office, Newkirk Fire Department, Kay County DA Task Force and the Medical Examiner’s Office.