Norman, OK (June 29, 2019) – According to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol official, a male pedestrian was sadly struck and killed by a tractor-trailer late on Thursday night, June 27. The incident took place at around 10:30 p.m. along Interstate 35 in the town of Norman.
Authorities stated that Treyton Cullins, 21, was walking alongside the southbound lanes of the interstate when he was hit by a tractor-trailer for unknown reasons. The driver of the truck, identified as Russel Harris, 53, remained at the scene to cooperate with authorities and did not suffer any injuries.
At this time, the cause of the collision is actively being investigated by the police. No further information has been made available.
Before moving forward, we wish to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of Treyton Cullins as they attempt to cope with this tragic incident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Oklahoma
People are all-too-often struck and killed or seriously injured in Oklahoma pedestrian accidents which can occur for several different reasons. In some cases, people put themselves in the way of danger, and many times victims are struck due to an intoxicated, drowsy, distracted, or otherwise inattentive driver. At this time, it may be difficult but it is necessary for the bereaved family to understand that they may have serious rights protected by law.
At McIntyre Law, our immensely devoted Oklahoma accident attorneys are committed to severing the members of our community by assisting them in their time of need. We understand that there is nothing more devastating than the sudden loss of a family, and we are here to answer any questions you may have at this time. If you have lost a loved one due to a circumstance of wrongful death in Oklahoma or any accident beyond the control of the victim, please don’t hesitate to call (405) 917-5250 to speak with knowledgeable and compassionate representation today.
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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.