Elderly motorcyclist killed in rollover accident in NW Oklahoma

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2021 at 7:44 pm    

BOISE CITY, OK (CIMARRON COUNTY) – An elderly man was killed after his motorcycle flipped over multiple times in northwestern Oklahoma yesterday afternoon, according to KOCO News.

The crash occurred on eastbound Highway 64 when 71-year-old Woodward man Joseph T. Castor was unable to properly negotiate a curve in the roadway. His vehicle, a 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, went off the side of the road and overturned five times. The motorcycle then came to a rest in a field near the highway.

Castor was taken to the hospital in Boise City, and there he was later declared deceased.

No other people were injured in the crash.

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 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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