The Norman Transcript

November 29, 2013

Cyclist killed on I-35

Collision occurred in Carter County

The Associated Press


 The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a bicyclist was killed while riding on Interstate 35 in Carter County early Friday.

A preliminary report says the collision happened early Friday at the 45 mile marker on Interstate 35. Authorities say the bicyclist was traveling southbound on the outside lane of Interstate 35 when he or she was struck by a van driven by a 25-year-old Lawton man.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities have not yet released his or her name, pending notification of relatives.

The driver of the van wasn’t injured in the collision, nor was seven other passengers in the van.