Oklahoma City holds vigil for hit-and-run victim

Posted on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 at 3:19 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A vigil was held Sunday night for a woman who died last week in a hit-and-run collision in western Oklahoma City.

News 9 reported that 49-year-old Percilla Cheadle was crossing North Rockwell Avenue when she was hit by a Chevrolet pickup truck. The driver fled the scene and Cheadle was taken to a hospital, where she died on Wednesday night.

There have been no arrests in the case.

Cheadle’s family friend said to News 9, “Nothing’s going to be the same without her.”

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 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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