- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WEWOKA, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a driver and passenger were killed after their motorcycle struck a deer that was standing in a rural Oklahoma road.

The collision happened early Wednesday on Oklahoma Highway 59 about 1 mile west of Wewoka. According to a preliminary report, a motorcycle driven by 61-year-old James Leader of Wewoka struck a deer on the road.

Leader was thrown from the motorcycle, along with his passenger, 19-year-old Teanna Campbell of Wewoka. Campbell was pronounced dead at the scene, while Leader later died at a Holdenville hospital.

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