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October 4, 2013

Cushing motorcyclist killed in accident Wednesday

CUSHING, Okla. — A Cushing man on a motorcycle was killed Wednesday evening when struck by a pickup on West Point road near Ripley.

The accident occurred at approximately 6:45 p.m., according to a Oklahoma Highway Patrol report.

Motorcyclist Paul Conklin was traveling east bound on 68th and West Point on the two lane roadway.

Traveling west bound was Robert Massey, 19, of Cushing.

The report states Massey could not see the road due to the sun setting.

Despite Conklin wearing a helmet he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Massey was not injured in the accident.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

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