Commerce man killed after his motorcycle hits a pothole

PICHER, Okla. – An Oklahoma man dies in a wreck after a his motorcycle hits a pothole.

According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol the crash happened Wednesday evening on North Netta Road near the intersection of East 20 Road in the city limits of Picher, Oklahoma. Around 6:35 p.m., 45-year-old Joe Bob Rickey of Commerce, Oklahoma was heading south when he hit a pothole, lost control of his bike and wrecked.

He was pronounced dead at the scene from massive injuries. Rickey was not wearing a helmet.