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Duncan man pleaded guilty to causing major motorcycle crash on HWY 81

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STEPHENS COUNTY, OK (KSWO)- A Duncan man has entered a guilty plea for his role in a major motorcycle crash that left another man dead.

Fred Estle Cox III admitted to negligently causing the April 2015 crash, which happened along Highway 81 south of Duncan.

Officials say Cox was using his cell phone while driving and struck a motorcyclist, causing a multiple-cycle crash that killed one biker and critically injured several others.

Cox was charged with second-degree manslaughter and will spend two years in prison.

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