Fatal Motorcycle Accident Near Hydro


September 5, 2023

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of a motorcycle crash near Hydro over the weekend that has left one person dead.

Troopers said the accident occurred at approximately 11:21 a.m. on Sunday in the westbound lanes of Interstate 40 near mile marker 88 – near Hydro.

The collision report stated that 54-year-old Leah DeJesus of Whittier, California was the passenger on a 2016 Harley Davidson driven by 53-year-old Arthur R. DeJesus, also of Whittier, California.

As a result of the crash, the driver was flown to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City where he was admitted in stable condition with head injuries. Unfortunately the passenger perished at the scene.

Troopers said no other vehicles were involved in the wreck.

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