Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in northeast Tulsa

Posted on Saturday, January 22nd, 2022 at 9:09 pm    

TULSA, OK – A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Tulsa early this morning, according to details from KTUL.

The crash happened near the intersection of N Yale Avenue and E Independence Street, when a male pedestrian was struck by the driver of a vehicle that may have been a dark blue Toyota. The driver then fled the scene.

The victim, who was identified only as a 32-year-old man, was later pronounced dead.

Authorities continue to search for the hit-and-run driver and their vehicle at this time. Those with information on the crash can contact Crime Stoppers at 918-596-2677 or via the department’s non-emergency number at 918-596-9222.

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 pedestrian 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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