Pedestrian killed in late-night crash on I-35 in Norman

Posted on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 at 9:08 pm    

NORMAN, OK – A pedestrian walking across I-35 in Norman was fatally struck by a driver late last night, according to information from KFOR News.

The incident happened on I-35 S near mile marker 106 at around 10:54 p.m., as 42-year-old Blanchard man Christopher Paxton was walking across the interstate. He was then hit by the driver of a 1999 Buick LeSabre headed southbound.

Paxton was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, who was not immediately identified, remained at the scene following the crash. They were not hurt in the collision.

The crash remains under investigation.

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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