Tecumseh, OK (August 15, 2019) – On August 8th, the Tecumseh Police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported to the scene of a major motor vehicle accident on Highway 177.
Reports from police indicate that the body of a pedestrian was located along the roadway between Highland Street and Broadway.
Crews secured the area and began conducting an investigation into the incident.
Investigations of the incident determined that at approximately 6:30 a.m. on August 8th, 42-year-old Genia Wright was killed in the roadway.
The driver responsible fled the scene. It was later determined that Wright was struck by two vehicles.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Ms. Genia Wright.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents In Oklahoma
Traveling by foot is generally safe and effective. Unfortunately, doing so during dark conditions can be extremely dangerous. Sadly, countless pedestrians lose their lives in automobile collisions across Oklahoma annually. When victims lose their lives in accidents, surviving family members are left to bear the mental and financial consequences. When victims lose their lives due to the negligent acts of others, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Oklahoma as soon as possible.
Over the years, Oklahoma pedestrian accident 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 ensure families are able to move forward from their tragic loss in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Oklahoma at (405) 917-5250 to explore legal options available for 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.