Pedestrian killed after I-35 hit-and-run accident

Posted on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 at 7:48 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while walking in the northbound lanes of I-35 early Friday morning.

According to KFOR, the incident occurred when 30-year-old Jeffery Rector was walking southbound in the northbound lanes of I-35  shortly before 4:00 a.m.near Oklahoma City. Rector was struck by an oncoming 2001 Chevrolet Blazer which promptly left the scene of the crash.

Rector was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. An investigation into the driver involved remains underway as of Friday 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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