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Date: March 02, 2008 10:39PM
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Date: March 03, 2008 01:48AM
Two men died this week in separate motorcycle crashes, including one in which a
man slammed his cycle into the back of a truck on a Tulsa highway at more than
Dead are Brandon Lee White, 26, of Broken Arrow, and Gary Arden Hazelbaker, 62,
The Tulsa collision happened about 1 a.m. Tuesday, Officer Jason Willingham
Police said witnesses reported that White's motorcycle appeared to be going at
least 120 mph when it crashed into the truck on U.S. 169 south of 81st Street.
Police said the truck driver reported hearing a bump and then seeing debris from
the motorcycle going past him. When he managed to pull over, he saw that a man
was embedded in the back of his trailer, police said.
White was dead at the scene.
Hazelbaker died Monday afternoon after apparently having a heart attack and
crashing his motorcycle about 4:30 p.m. in Payne County.
The cycle ran off Oklahoma 33 about two miles west of Perkins, and Hazelbaker
was thrown about six feet, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
He was taken to the OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City, where he died shortly
after 8 p.m., the OHP reported.
Hazelbaker had not been wearing a helmet, troopers said.
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