Motorcyclist Killed in Pontotoc Co. Crash

5-21-06 – A motorcyclist is dead after a wreck in Pontotoc County Sunday afternoon. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Jedidiah Harvey of Oklahoma City, was traveling west on the Richardson Loop near the State Highway 3 overpass when his bike ran off the road and hit an embankment. It happened just after 4:00 p.m.

Troopers say Harvey was thrown 151 feet from his bike. He was flown to an Oklahoma City hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash.