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Muskogee County Teenager Killed in Auto-Pedestrian Accident

by | Jan 27, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

A teenager from Warner, Oklahoma died after being hit by a vehicle in Muskogee County on Saturday, January 16th. Tragically, 18-year-old Tyler Patterson was killed after being struck by a vehicle while he was filling up his car with gas on the side of the road.

The accident occurred on southbound U.S. 64, near 163rd Street South, two miles north of Warner. Sadly, Patterson was declared dead at the scene. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim.

A 17-year-old who was walking with Patterson was injured but is reportedly in good condition.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Did you know in 2019 there were 741 pedestrians involved in car crashes in the state of Oklahoma? Of those total 741 individuals, 13 of those people were in Muskogee County (Muskogee, Haskell, Warner).

The sudden death of a loved one is an overwhelming experience. When a death is caused by the negligence of someone else, it is devastating. At Swain Law Group we are committed to helping families throughout Oklahoma get the justice and the compensation they deserve.

The law allows personal representatives and family members of the deceased to file wrongful death claims and recover compensation. You can trust our experienced team of personal injury attorneys with the legal procedures while you focus on what’s most important: family. Please contact our office to discuss your case.