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Dangerous drop-offs can by found along Oklahoma City roadways

Dangerous drop-offs can by found along Oklahoma City roadways
Published: Sun, March 17, 2019 2:01 AM

On NW 150, in a mostly rural part of Oklahoma City, the aging asphalt pavement of the two-lane road is full of potholes.

Farther west of N Morgan Road, NW 150 becomes a gravel road alongside wheat fields and a farm near a one-lane bridge. The road then winds next to the steep banks of Deer Creek. A red traffic reflector is nailed to a barbed wire fence post, warning of a steep drop-off. Illegal dumpers have been here. An industrial-size, disassembled dryer is next to a stack of used carpet padding, eyesores on the narrow shoulder near a ledge above the creek.

On a recent day, the driver of a small car going too fast for the road approached a slight curve to the left of a utility pole and fish-tailed in the gravel. The car slid within inches of the pole. The pole is just a few feet away from a 20- to 25-foot drop-off into the creek below... FULL ARTICLE

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