Nowata County, OK (June 17, 2019) – On June 15th, at approximately 11:00 p.m., emergency crews and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Highway 60.
According to reports, a 2018 Jeep Wrangler was traveling down the roadway when it struck two pedestrians in the area between County Road 406 and County Road 407.
One of the pedestrians was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident. The second pedestrian sustained serious injuries and was transported to St. John Hospital in Tulsa immediately following the incident.
At this time, the cause of the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the victim who lost their life in this horrific incident. We pray that the injured victim is able to make a full recovery.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Oklahoma
Countless pedestrians lose their lives in automobile accidents across Oklahoma. Regardless of the number of safety precautions established to protect individuals who travel by foot, we continue to see these helpless individuals victimized repeatedly along our roadways. When pedestrians lose their lives in fatal accidents, it is imperative that surviving relatives contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Oklahoma pedestrian accident attorneys at McIntyre Law have over 84 years of experience helping victims and surviving relatives protect their legal rights. Our attorneys work diligently to ensure families are able to recover from the wrongful death if a loved one. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide whether they should file a legal claim, we believe those harmed deserve to recover from these tragic incidents. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to see what legal options are 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.