Elderly Midwest City man killed in motorcycle crash in Garfield County

Posted on Sunday, May 8th, 2022 at 10:29 pm    

HILLSDALE, OK (GARFIELD COUNTY) – An elderly man from Midwest City was killed in a motorcycle crash in Garfield County yesterday, according to information from KFOR News.

The crash happened on Oklahoma Highway 132 near Union Road when a motorcyclist, identified as 78-year-old Midwest City resident Dennis Dale Wallace, drove around a curve at a high rate of speed. His motorcycle, a 2006 Harley-Davidson, then went off the left side of the highway.

The motorcycle slid on the roadway, then overturned. Wallace was ejected during the collision.

He was later pronounced dead.

Highway Patrol officials listed the cause of the crash as “unsafe speed on a curve.”

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma City motorcycle accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


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