Calera man dies from injuries in Bryan Co. accident UPDATED

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

UPDATED: Man injured in motorcycle wreck dies at Durant hospital

Steven Dale Childs, 47, from Calera, died from injuries sustained in a Tuesday morning wreck on Highway 69 going into Durant when his motorcycle hit a pickup at the Ninth Street exit.

Childs was taken to a Durant hospital where he later died.

The accident is still under investigation.

From Tuesday...

BRYAN COUNTY, Okla. – A wreck early Tuesday morning on Highway 69 going into Durant held up traffic for some time.

A motorcycle hit a pickup just before seven o’clock Tuesday morning at the Ninth Street exit just south of the Choctaw Casino.

Traffic should be running smoothly at this time. It was down to one lane earlier.

The driver of the motorcycle had to be taken to the hospital there in Durant.

Neither the man’s condition nor his name has been released.


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  • by Marine on Sep 6, 2007 at 12:48 PM
    looking for riders for funeral 1400 friday in durant for Steve Childs fallen soilder.
  • by Jennifer Location: Durant on Sep 5, 2007 at 02:35 PM
    Very sad!! May he rest in peace! His family is in my prayers.
  • by marine Location: durant on Sep 5, 2007 at 02:02 PM
    yes he did passed away. he was a MARINE and I served with him. and now I work with him. To his Family we will miss him. Now he will gaurd heaven.SEMPER-FI
  • by angela Location: bonham on Sep 5, 2007 at 01:06 PM
    RIP my biker friend! more and more riders are out there these days, including myself. Be careful, and ride safe! My prayers go out to the family!
  • by That Girl Location: Bryan county on Sep 5, 2007 at 09:18 AM
    May God bless Steve's family and friends and give them some comfort during their time of loss. My prayers are with you.
  • by chuck Location: Oklahoma on Sep 5, 2007 at 09:14 AM
    Rest in Peace my fellow rider. To all drivers start looking out and pay atintion to your driving.
  • by Anonymous Location: bonham on Sep 5, 2007 at 09:12 AM
    I am sorry for the loss of a fellow rider. god bless his family.you're in my prayers.
  • by tracy Location: sherman on Sep 5, 2007 at 07:22 AM
    so sorry for your loose
  • by Relative Location: Bryan Co. on Sep 5, 2007 at 05:02 AM
    We will miss you!!
  • by family Location: Durant on Sep 5, 2007 at 03:25 AM
    RIP Steve!
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