Vehicle strikes, kills pedestrian on Western Ave in SW OKC

Posted on Friday, May 19th, 2023 at 2:40 am    

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – One person died on Thursday in southwest Oklahoma City after a vehicle struck them along a busy roadway, reports KOCO News 5.

The incident happened just before 6 a.m. immediately south of I-240 on Western Avenue, which is just north of Lightning Creek Park.

At this time, it’s still unclear how the crash happened. Police say a pickup truck hit a pedestrian on Western. The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene to speak with authorities.

Authorities have not yet released the name of the deceased.

A full investigation is underway.

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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