Such a sad moment for Oklahoma. BBJ is the face of sports in OKC, and he will forever be missed. Prayers to his family.
OKLAHOMA CITY– KFOR Sports Director Bob Barry, Jr died in a crash Saturday afternoon in Northwest Oklahoma City.
Police say the accident happened near Memorial and North May Avenue around 4:00 p.m.
Barry was riding a motor scooter southbound on North May when police say Gustavo Gutierrez-Castillo, 26, unlicensed driver made an illegal U-Turn in front of him.
He hit the driver’s side of the car and was thrown over 20 feet.
Barry was not wearing a helmet.
He was rushed to OU Trauma Center where he was pronounced dead.
Police have arrested the driver of the car for manslaughter, driving without a state license and causing an injury accident. Police also say he was in possession of cocaine.