Update: Man fatally struck by vehicle in late-night crash on Turner Tpk

Posted on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 4:27 pm    

KELLYVILLE, OK (CREEK COUNTY) – Authorities have released more information on a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred on the Turner Turnpike in Creek County late Friday night.

This is an update to a previous news story.

According to News on 6, 44-year-old Donovan Knippenburg was killed in the accident, which occurred on the Turner Turnpike near mile marker 212 at about 11:07 p.m. Friday.

Knippenburg was pronounced dead at the scene after being struck by a vehicle.

The crash led to a partial closure of the roadway as authorities worked the scene. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


This information is presented as a way to help keep our community safer and is not meant to be taken as legal advice. However, the Oklahoma pedestrian accident attorneys at the Abel Law Firm have helped clients secure financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses. If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident involving another vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.


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