Claremore man killed in motorcycle accident on Highway 20

TULSA - Highway patrol troopers say a Claremore man was killed during an accident in Rogers County Friday evening.

Troopers say a motorcycle driven by 38-year-old James Moore was eastbound on State Highway 20 at Ridge Road west of Claremore when he hit a westbound pickup driven by 47-year-old Steven Ellis.

Investigators say Ellis was turning onto Ridge Road at the time of the collision.

Moore died at the scene.

Troopers say the accident was caused by an improper turn in front of oncoming traffic.

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