Two killed in dirt bike vs. pedestrian crash on Main St in Chouteau

Posted on Friday, January 12th, 2024 at 4:44 pm    

CHOUTEAU, OK – A dirt bike operator and a pedestrian died Thursday night when a police chase ended in a collision in southwest Mayes County, reports Fox 23 News.

The incident happened just before 7 p.m., east of Howey Street and along Main Street in downtown Chouteau.

The investigation indicates that 30-year-old Brent Maner struck a pedestrian while fleeing police on a Yamaha dirt bike.

Both Maner and the pedestrian, identified as 27-year-old John Farmer, died at the scene of the collision.

Police have not yet shared the reason for the pursuit.

The investigation is ongoing.

This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma car accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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