Man struck, killed by car at SW 11th and Bishop in Lawton

Posted on Tuesday, February 28th, 2023 at 8:12 pm    

LAWTON, OK – A man died last Tuesday night after a vehicle struck him at a busy intersection in central Comanche County, reports KSWO 7 News.

The incident happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Southwest Bishop Road and Southwest 11th Street, which is just northeast of Lawton-Fort Sill Regional Airport.

Authorities have identified the victim as Thomas Watkins.

Police say that the driver in the fatal crash, identified as Deondre Daniel, left the scene of the accident but was later detained. Daniel faces charges that include failure to stop for an accident and first degree manslaughter.

The investigation continues.

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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