Skiatook, OK – A Sand Springs Minister is dead in a motorcycle on State Highway 11 north of Skiatook. 58-year-old David Emigh was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a tree. He was not wearing a helmet.
Reverend Emigh, you may recall, disappeared for several days just before last Christmas. He was found at a Cleveland, Oklahoma Wal-Mart.
Tulsa, OK – Excessive rain and flooding along the Mississippi River in May forced the closure of lock number 2 on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System for nearly three weeks, preventing most barge cargo from reaching or leaving the Tulsa Port of Catoosa during that time period, resulting in lower monthly tonnage volumes for both the Port and the waterway.
Undated – 1 person hurt as storms leave damage in Oklahoma
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Severe thunderstorms pounded parts of central Oklahoma, leaving some people trapped in their cars by power lines brought down by strong winds.
Norman Deputy Fire Chief Jim Bailey says one person was cut on the head after a severe storm knocked a power line onto a car. Bailey also said several people were trapped in their vehicles by power lines at an apartment complex.