Updated on August 15, 2023 — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol confirmed the woman who was killed on State Highway 33 early Monday morning.
Troopers say 41-year-old Tamara Hurd was pronounced deceased at the scene after being struck by a vehicle. Hurd was riding a bicycle at the time of the crash just before 4 a.m.
Hurd once served as an assistant district attorney in Logan County.
The driver of the vehicle, identified as 62-year-old Clifford Roderick Darryl Mason was not injured in the crash.
Mason serves as the offensive coordinator for the Langston Lions football program, according to Langston’s athletic website.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation with no additional information given at this time by OHP.
One person was killed in an early morning accident east of Guthrie on State Highway 33.
Guthrie EMS and the Logan County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the highway at E. County Road 76 just before 4 a.m. on Monday.
According to radio traffic, a driver of a 2010 Toyota Camry, a 62-year-old male from Langston, stated he believed he struck a bicycle rider with his vehicle.
Following a search by the man and firefighters, the victim was found dead at the scene.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released limited information about the case and continues to be under investigation.
Troopers were back at the scene at 8:30 a.m. for further investigation.
The victim’s identity has not been released pending next of kin.
The westbound lanes were closed off for nearly three hours and reopened at 6:28 a.m.