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Fatal Crash in Ottawa Co., OK

Fatal Crash in Ottawa Co., OK


A man is dead and a child is in the hospital following a crash in Ottawa County, Oklahoma. It happened on a county road west of Miami. Authorities say a 9-year-old child rode a bicycle out of a driveway and into the path of an oncoming motorcycle. The collision  threw 44-year-old Mark Birdsell of Miami off of his motorcycle. He wasn't wearing a helmet and died of his injuries. The child was flown to a Springfield Missouri hospital in critical condition.

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