Vehicle strikes, kills pedestrian on Hwy 51 near Ingalls

Posted on Thursday, June 29th, 2023 at 1:59 am    

PAYNE CO., OK – A 32-year-old man died on Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck him along a state highway in central Payne County.

According to KOCO News 5, the incident happened around 4:50 a.m. on OK-51 just east of Bethel Road, which is near the Outlaw Battle Historical Road.

The investigation thus far indicates that the pedestrian, identified as Charles Mullins, stepped into the path of a westbound 2010 Nissan Titan and was struck. The man died at the scene of the collision.

The driver of the Nissan did not sustain injuries in the accident.

A full investigation is underway to determine why the pedestrian stepped in front of the vehicle.

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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