Seiling man dies of accident injuries

Oklahoma Highway Patrol

CANTON, Okla. — A Seiling man injured in an accident Aug. 10 has died, Oklahoma Highway Patrol has reported.

Jack Lewis Hicks, 60, died at 4:20 p.m. Friday of the injuries suffered in the accident. He originally was taken to Okeene Municipal Hospital on Aug. 10, then transferred to OU Medical Center in Oklahoma City. He was admitted in critical condition with head, arm, leg and trunk injuries, according to an OHP report.

The accident happened at 5:15 p.m. Aug. 10 on Oklahoma 51 about 3 miles west of Canton in Blaine County.

According to the report, Hicks was riding a 1999 Harley-Davidson motorcycle east on Oklahoma 51 when he was hit by a 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup driven by Robert Roy Morris, 37, of Higgins, Texas. Morris was westbound and crossed the center line for an unknown reason, according to the report.

The condition of both was listed as “apparently normal,” and the cause of the accident is under investigation, according to the report. Hicks was not wearing a helmet.

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