UPDATE Victim identified in Northeast Oklahoma City hit-and-run

Posted on Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 at 7:20 pm    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Authorities in Northeast Oklahoma City have identified the woman killed in an accident near Martin Luther King Avenue last Friday morning.

As previously reported, the crash occurred near the intersection of Northeast 23rd Street and Martin Luther King Avenue around 1:20 a.m. Jovohn Burton, 32, was struck by a vehicle that subsequently fled the scene without notifying authorities, according to KFOR.

Police believe the driver involved in the crash has been identified. However, no arrests have been made as of yet. We will continue to monitor this developing story for any updates.

Oklahoma City car accident attorneys of Abel Law Firm have extensive experience helping those who’ve been hurt due to the negligent actions of others. If you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash, we can help. Our team will help you understand your rights and legal options and will seek the maximum compensation possible for your claim. Call us at (405) 451-5157 or fill out a contact form to schedule a free consultation with us online

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