Pedestrian struck, killed after running into traffic in southwest OKC

Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 at 5:27 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One man was killed after he ran into the lanes of traffic near a busy southwest Oklahoma City intersection Tuesday night.

According to KOCO, the man was struck at about 9 p.m. when he ran into the lanes of traffic along Southeast 59th Street near the intersection with Villa Avenue.

The unidentified pedestrian was pronounced dead upon the authorities’ arrival. The driver involved remained at the scene and cooperated with the police investigation.

No charges have been filed in connection to the crash at this time.

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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