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Midwest City man killed after being struck by a truck while mowing lawn

MIDWEST CITY, OK – A man was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by a box truck while cutting the grass in his front yard.

According to KOCO, the incident occurred around 1:00 p.m. within the 1300 block of Red Oak Drive. Police say the truck left the roadway after the driver became distracted and collided with a mailbox, then traveled into 59-year-old James Johnson’s front yard.

The truck fatally struck Johnson before crashing into another neighbor’s house and finally coming to a stop.

The driver was transported to the hospital for a toxicology test. The results have not yet been released. No charges have been filed as of Tuesday afternoon.

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 car 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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