Claremore Motorcyclists Survive Deadly 14-Vehicle Collision Near Comanche

Sunday, April 12th 2015, 9:19 am
By: News On 6

Dustin Barton,

STEPHENS COUNTY, Oklahoma -- Oklahoma Highway Patrol has identified people involved in a deadly pileup involving more than a dozen motorcycles that left one person dead near Comanche Saturday.

Two of the survivors are Claremore residents, Jerad Wyer and Davina Wyer-Buchanan.

Troopers say one motorcycle rider died on Highway 81 between Duncan and Comanche just before noon. A group of bikers were heading south when a pickup driven by Fred Cox III going north crossed the center line, and hit five motorcycles, a traffic report states.

Eight other motorcycles crashed trying to avoid the collision.

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One of the motorcycle riders, 53-year Monty Howell from Duncan, died at the scene from his injuries. Three others were airlifted to an Oklahoma City hospital, and four were taken to a hospital in Duncan.

Jerad Wyer, 36, was treated at a Duncan hospital and released. Thirty-nine-year-old Davina Wyer-Buchanan was taken to the OU Medical Center and is listed as being in serious condition.

The Claremore residents were on a 2013 Harley Davidson, according to the collision report.