Motorcyclist Killed on 199

8-5-06 – A wreck on a stretch of Highway 199 near Dickson claimed another life on Saturday. Dickson Police say a motorcycle collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of Highway 199 and Red Cedar Road just after 6 a.m.

According to officers, the motorcycle was traveling east when a west-bound pickup attempted to turn south, slamming into the motorcycle.

An Ardmore resident, 47-year-old Allen Thomas, was flown to OU medical center where he later died. The driver of the pickup was not hurt.

Police are still investigating the wreck.

This is the third fatality accident on this stretch of highway since May.