Recently, a sportscaster in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma was killed when another vehicle ran into him while he riding his motor scooter. The driver of the vehicle, 26-year-old Gustavo Castillo Gutierrez was responsible for the accident after police determined that he made an illegal U-turn. Bob Barry Jr. was 58-years-old when he passed away, leaving behind a family, colleagues and fans who adored him.

Bob was a part of the KFOR-TV family where he worked as the sportscaster for the news. He followed in the footsteps of his father, Bob Barry Sr., who was an iconic sportscaster during his time. Many are torn-up after losing Bob Jr. Rival news station KOCO in Oklahoma City has reached out to KFOR during their time of need to lend a helping hand. Anchor Lauren Cavanaugh sent out a Tweet saying that KOCO offered to staff their newsroom with their people so that all who worked for KFOR could attend the memorial service for their beloved colleague. That is a classy move on KOCO’s part.

Those who knew Bob Jr. describe him as a person who made a positive impression on those he met. Matt Landis probably feels the same way. He was a genuinely nice person who did his best to make everyone feel welcome and comfortable.

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