13-year-old boy killed in pedestrian accident in Westport

Posted on Saturday, May 9th, 2020 at 11:40 pm    

PAWNEE COUNTY, OK  – A 13-year-old pedestrian was killed by a vehicle on Thursday evening near Westport, in Pawnee County, according to KFOR.

Around 6 p.m. in northeast Oklahoma, a 30-year-old Kansas woman struck the 13-year-old boy as the child crossed from the south to the north side of US Highway 64.

The boy was hospitalized and later died. The woman and her six passengers, between ages 3-10, did not suffer any injuries.

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 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 a commercial vehicle, contact us today for a free consultation.

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