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Police: Person dead after running from officers across I-44, getting hit by vehicle

Person dead after crash on I-44 involving pedestrian (KTUL)

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- Police say one person has died after a crash involving a pedestrian Thursday afternoon on I-44.

Officers are still on the scene in the eastbound lanes of I-44 near Garnett.

Police say they had a task force in the area trying to arrest a man for marijuana at a nearby Mazzio's. The suspect ran, crossed westbound I-44, hopped the barrier and tried to cross the eastbound lanes but was hit by a passing vehicle.

The suspect died at the scene.

The medical examiner is en route to collect the body.

All lanes of I-44 are back open.

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