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Former county man killed in ATV crash in Oklahoma

A Lubbock man died Sept. 20 during an all-terrain vehicle crash in southeastern Oklahoma.

Jay Derek Lee, 26, was found dead  after 6 p.m. on private property, about four miles west of Hochatown in McCurtain County.

The victim, who was not wearing a helmet, apparently suffered a head injury, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The former Hockley County resident was riding by himself on a dirt trail at the time. It had rained earlier in the day. There were no witnesses to the accident.

It is under investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Note: The information for this story was provided by the ‘McCurtain Gazette.’

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