29-year-old man hit, killed while trying to walk across I-44

Posted on Saturday, December 26th, 2020 at 9:39 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A 29-year-old man was killed on Christmas in a pedestrian accident on I-44, according to KOKH.

The accident occurred on northbound I-44 at about 9:30 p.m., when 29-year-old Del City man Preston Morales had gotten out of his vehicle following a car accident.

Despite a driver’s attempts to swerve out of the way, she collided with Morales, who was attempting to walk across the roadway.

Morales died at the scene.

No further injuries were reported in the accident.


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