Car strikes, kills man near E 71st and S Lewis Ave in Tulsa

Posted on Tuesday, April 11th, 2023 at 3:01 am    

TULSA, OK – A male pedestrian died Sunday night when a vehicle struck him near a busy intersection in the Kensington area, reports Fox 23 News.

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. near the intersection of East 71st Street and South Lewis Avenue, which is just south of the Southern Hills Country Club.

The investigation thus far indicates that the pedestrian entered the roadway outside of a designated crosswalk when the vehicle struck him, and he died from injuries sustained in the wreck.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the accident to speak with authorities.

A full investigation is underway.

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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