McCloud, OK (August 6, 2019) – Around 11:45 p.m. on July 31sst, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident along Highway 102.
According to reports, a 30-year-old man was traveling north on Highway 102 in a GMC Sierra. As the motorist traveled over a hillcrest and began descending down the opposite side of the hill, they collided with a juvenile who was skateboarding in the northbound lanes.
The juvenile slid around 145 feet along the roadway before coming to a rest.
The skateboarder sustained fatal injuries to their head and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents in Oklahoma
Every year, thousands of individuals across the ages use skateboards throughout our state. Whether individuals use these for transportation or enjoyment, it is crucial to recognize the dangers involved in this activity. Sadly, hundreds of people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Oklahoma annually. When victims are killed in accidents caused by negligent drivers, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible.
Over the years, Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped numerous families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping families move forward from the fatal accident of a loved one in the best way possible. If your loved one died in a collision caused by the negligent acts of another person, contact our car accident attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to explore legal options available for you.
Note: While writing these posts, we utilize secondary sources who may not have accurately represented the situation or the conditions of those involved. The accidents have not been independently verified by our team and may contain inaccuracies as a result. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident. If you notice any incorrect information included in our content, please inform us as soon as possible and we will correct it.
Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.