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Edward Eugene Page, 74

Born November 14, 1947

Died June 23, 2022

Irene (Triggs) Freeman, 86

Born April 3, 1936

Died June 22, 2022

Jacqueline Vonrobel, 80

Born May 21, 1942

Died June 22, 2022

Robert Harvill Smith, 87

Born June 9, 1935

Died June 20, 2022

Willie Taylor, 82

Born March 11, 1940

Died June 19, 2022

Wendell Roy Dieman, 92

Born February 28, 1930

Died June 19, 2022

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Monday, April 4, 2022, 10:05 AM

An as-yet unidentified black male apparently in his mid-30s was struck and killed by a vehicle either late last night or early this morning, according to Muskogee County Commissioner Kenny Payne.

“My road foreman was coming to work at around 5 til 6 this morning, when he saw something on the side of the road and thought ‘that could be a body,’” Payne said just now. “He did a U-turn and came back, and it was a body.”

The man had been struck by at least one vehicle, Payne said, half a mile west of 74th Street on Oklahoma Highway 16 before daylight. He was in the eastbound lane, wearing a backpack.

More information as it becomes available.

UPDATE: The victim is Keith Tucker, 38. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, he was struck by a Ram pickup truck driven by Steven Lickliter, 45, of Fort Gibson. The patrol is investigating the cause of the incident.

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