One killed when vehicle strikes bicycle in south Oklahoma City

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 7:39 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person died early Wednesday morning after being hit by a driver while riding on the back of a bicycle in south Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The fatal incident occurred at Southwest 66th Street and South Walker Avenue, near Southern Oaks Park.

Oklahoma City Police said that at about 5:00 a.m., two people were riding a single bicycle near the intersection when the bike was struck from behind by a car.

The rider who was sitting at back of the bike was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, no information has been released regarding the condition of the other cyclist.

The driver stayed after the crash and cooperated with an responding officers, who did not observe any signs of impairment. No arrests were made.

As of this writing, no further updates have been released, but officials have noted the area was not well-lit at the time of the accident.

 

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