Officials: Three people dead after car collides with motorcycle

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LINCOLN COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say three people are dead following an accident on an Oklahoma highway.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a Chrysler 300 was driving northbound on U.S. Hwy 177 when it left the road.

The driver over-corrected to the left of the center line, hitting a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, 49-year-old Steven Franetovich, was thrown about 70 feet.

The crash then caused two more accidents.

Another motorcyclist, 20-year-old Clayton Franetovich, hit the first Harley Davidson.

Clayton Franetovich was thrown about 20 feet from his bike.

Another motorcyclist, 36-year-old Brian Bacon, laid his bike down in an attempt to avoid causing another collision.

He ran off the roadway to the right.

Tragically, all the motorcyclists died at the scene.

Officials are not releasing the names of the driver or passenger in the Chrysler 300 due to their age.

However, they were not seriously injured in the crash.

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