Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver on I-40 WB near Clinton

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2022 at 8:25 pm    

CUSTER COUNTY, OK — One person died last Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle on the Interstate 40 service road near east Clinton, according to FOX25.

The Oklahoma Highway patrol said the fatal incident occurred on the westbound road about a half-mile west of mile marker 71, between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.

Details are limited at this time, but troopers said the driver fled the scene after the crash, and the victim died at the scene.

Anyone with information on the event is urged to call OHP’s Communications Center at (405) 425-2323.

As of this writing, officials have not released a description of the suspect vehicle.

 

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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