Ark City Man Dies Following Motorcycle/Deer Accident
MEDFORD, Okla. - An Arkansas City man died Wednesday morning as a result of injuries sustained when the motorcycle he was riding struck a deer in Alfalfa County, Okla. The accident occurred during the early morning hours on Oklahoma Highway 11 just west of Medford.
Brandon Roebuck, 38, was eastbound on the roadway on his 2005 Harley Davidson, when the deer ran in front of him, NewsCow reports. He lost control of the bike, slid into a ditch and was thrown several feet.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrols said Roebuck suffered multiple injuries. He was taken to an area hospital before being transferred to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
He died a short time later. Reports state he was not wearing a helmet. Friends of the man said he leaves behind two young children.