Okfuskee County, OK (June 18, 2019) – On Monday, June 17th, Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on State Highway 62.
Reports from the incident show that around 10:30 p.m., 46-year-old Calvin Parker Jr. was crossing the highway when he was struck by a motor vehicle in the westbound lane. The driver of the 2002 Dodge pickup truck remained at the scene of the incident and cooperated with responding officers.
Parker sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the collision. The driver of the truck was uninjured.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Mr. Calvin Parker Jr.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Oklahoma
Millions of people across our state enjoying walking from time to time. Although slower than most other methods, walking is often considered an affordable and reliable form of transportation that also provides endless health benefits.
Unfortunately, there are many instances where pedestrians are struck and killed by vehicles along our roads. When victims are killed in pedestrian accidents, they often leave behind families and friends to grieve their unexpected and sudden loss. In some cases, families can contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma to protect their legal rights.
Over the years, Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at McIntyre Law have helped countless families get the justice they deserve for the wrongful death of a loved one. Our knowledgeable attorneys work diligently to help those harmed obtain restitution to cover funeral expenses and other damages incurred as the result of a fatal pedestrian accident. If your loved one died in an accident, due to a negligent or reckless driver, contact our injury accident attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
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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.