Woman struck, killed after getting flat tire on US-177

Posted on Tuesday, April 26th, 2022 at 8:37 pm    

STILLWATER, OK – A woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle while assessing her flat tire near Stillwater on Monday.

According to KFOR, the woman’s 2012 Nissan Versa broke down in a northbound lane of US-177  at about 11 a.m.

Shortly after the woman stopped, a man in a Ram pickup truck also pulled over to assist her. While they were checking on the flat tire, a third vehicle careened into the Nissan, striking the woman.

The victim, who has been identified as 48-year-old Leslie Escoe, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further details about the crash are available at this time. Should more information come to light, this blog will be updated.

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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