MANNSVILLE, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities say three people died after a vehicle struck two motorcycles in southern Oklahoma's Johnston County.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says an 80-year-old man driving a vehicle struck two motorcycles on State Highway 199 just west of Mannsville on Saturday evening.
Authorities say the drivers and passengers on both motorcycles were thrown an unknown distance.
The drivers of both motorcycles and one of the passengers died.
Authorities have identified the motorcycle drivers as 39-year-old Scott Lawson of Ardmore and 64-year-old Lynn Pullen of Davis. The Highway Patrol says the passenger who died was 56-year-old Karen Pletcher of Ardmore.
The man driving the vehicle who struck the motorcycles was taken to a hospital, where authorities said he was in good condition.
Authorities say the other motorcycle passenger was in stable condition.
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