Pedestrian killed by hit-and-run driver on I-40 in west Oklahoma City

Posted on Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at 7:37 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — One person died early Tuesday morning after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 40 in west Oklahoma City, reports KOCO.

The fatal incident occurred in the eastbound lanes between Morgan Road and Council Road, at about 12:20 a.m.

Few details have been made available, but the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

At this time, the OHP continue to search for the driver, who fled the scene without stopping.

Anyone who may have any information is urged to contact OHP investigators at 405-425-2323.

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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