Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle near Oklahoma City’s Tinker Air Force Base

Posted on Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 at 7:07 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person died Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Southeast 44th Street in southeast Oklahoma City, according to KFOR.

The incident took place at the intersection with South Douglas Boulevard, near Tinker Air Force Base, at about 5:30 a.m.

Oklahoma City Police have not disclosed the circumstances of the event, but officers arrived to find the victim deceased at the scene.

No information on the driver has been shared at this time, but an investigation was underway.

Motorists were instructed to find alternate routes around the area.

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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