UPDATE: Teen identified as cyclist killed in OK-9 crash near SE Norman

Posted on Thursday, July 21st, 2022 at 11:06 pm    

OKLAHOMA COUNTY, OK — A high school student died last Friday after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle on Oklahoma Highway 9 in southeast Norman, reports KOCO.

Officials said the fatal accident occurred on a span of the highway near Morning Glory Drive on July 15.

A message issued by the Overland Summers organization indicates the teen, who was traveling with the group as part of a cross-country ride, had fallen off their bike. Moments later, the victim was hit by a car heading the same way.

At this time, Norman Police have not released any further details, but an investigation remains open and active.

No arrests are expected to be made, and no pending charges have been reported.

 

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.


Cyclist dies after crash with vehicle on SH-9 in SE Norman

Posted on Monday, July 18th, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person was fatally injured Friday evening in a collision involving a vehicle on State Highway 9 near southeast Norman, reports KFOR.

The accident occurred on a span of the highway between 84th Avenue Southeast and 108th Avenue Southeast. It was first reported by KFOR at 8:13 p.m.

Details remain limited at this time, but the Norman Police Department said the cyclist died as a result of their injuries.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation said all east and westbound lanes in the area were blocked during the response and investigation.

By 10:55 p.m., more than two hours later, the scene had cleared and all lanes were reopened to traffic.

At this time, police have not shared additional information.

 

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.


Driver dies after crash with cement truck on Hwy 9 in east Norman

Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 10:50 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — A man was killed Friday morning in a two-vehicle collision involving a cement truck on Oklahoma Highway 9 near east Norman, reports News9.

The fatal wreck occurred on a span of the highway between 120th Avenue Southeast and 132nd Avenue Southeast. It was first reported shortly after 5:30 a.m.

An early investigation indicates the man was driving a pickup truck westbound on the highway when, for reasons still being investigated, he veered past the median and entered the eastbound lane. Moments later, the pickup collided with an oncoming cement truck.

Authorities confirmed the driver of the pickup died from his injuries at the scene.

No injuries to the other driver were reported.

A section of the highway was shut down in both directions during the response and investigation.

As of this writing, no further information has been made available.

 

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.


Pedestrian fatally hit by train in SE Norman

Posted on Thursday, June 9th, 2022 at 7:52 pm    

CLEVELAND COUNTY, OK — One person died Thursday afternoon after being struck by a train near Oak Tree South Park in southeast Norman, according to News9.

The fatal incident occurred on the tracks in an area north of State Highway 9 and south of East Constitution Street, shortly before 1:00 p.m.

Details are limited at this time, but the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A section of East Constitution Street was shut down as Norman Police responded.

Officials indicated the closure would likely remain in place for a few hours during an 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 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.


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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