Motorcyclist killed in tragic accident in Oklahoma City

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Motorcyclist killed after striking barrier on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY – A motorcyclist was killed in a tragic accident in Oklahoma City Tuesday night.

Around 11:17 p.m., Jay R. Sykes, 36, was driving his 2015 Harley Davidson Road Glide on I-40 eastbound when he crashed.

Authorities say Sykes was attempting to exit to I-44 northbound when he struck a barrier wall.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.