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Victim of deadly motorcycle crash in Lawton identified

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LAWTON, OK (KSWO) – A deadly accident has closed a busy street in Lawton on Saturday night.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. on Saturday between an SUV and a motorcycle on Northwest Sheridan Road just south of Northwest Cache Road.

Lawton police were attempting a traffic stop on the motorcycle when the driver refused to stop and instead accelerated away from officers at a high rate of speed.

The motorcycle struck an SUV in its path while heading northbound. The driver was ejected.

Cody Vanderpool was pronounced dead at the scene.

Lawton police are still investigating the accident. Police officials say the driver of the SUV and multiple witnesses to the accident have been brought to the police station for questioning.

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