Vehicle Hits, Kills Pedestrian in North Tulsa

A person was killed Sunday afternoon after being hit by a vehicle in north Tulsa.

Tulsa authorities stated the incident happened just before 4 p.m. Sunday in the area near the 5400 block of North Lewis.

At the scene officers found that a man had been hit by a vehicle while he was crossing the road. That vehicle continued until it struck a utility pole.

Emergency paramedics were called on to the scene and transported the victim. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital from the injuries sustained in the accident.

The driver of the vehicle was also transported but no updated was given on his condition Monday morning.

Police believe that alcohol may have been a factor in this traffic accident. Names have not been released for either individual.

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