Texas man and Hollis man dead in Beckham County car accident

Posted on Sunday, September 13th, 2020 at 3:18 pm    

ERICK, OK (BECKHAM COUNTY) – Two men are dead as a result of a single-vehicle crash in Beckham County Thursday, according to News 9.

The accident happened west of Erick at the intersection of OK-30 and I-40 Business Loop on Thursday morning when Jimmy Brandon, 58, of Shamrock, Texas, failed to obey a stop sign.

Brandon then collided with a sign, and then the vehicle struck a tree head-on.

A passenger, Hollis man Ricky Thompkins, 56, and Brandon were declared dead at the scene. They both sustained severe head injuries in the crash.

According to the report, neither of the men was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

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