Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver on OK-39 in Cleveland County

Posted on Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 at 8:06 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK – A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver near the Cleveland County and Pottawatomie County line this morning, according to KOCO News.

The crash occurred around 5:30 a.m., about 8.5 miles southeast of Etowah and 6 miles northwest of Wanette, on State Highway 39 and Okay Road.

A man was struck by a motorist, then left for dead in the roadway, where a passing driver discovered his body.

Authorities are asking those with any information on the crash to contact them at 405-425-2323.

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 City 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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