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Fatal Hit-and-Run Results in One Woman Dead in Cherokee County

On Behalf of | Mar 20, 2021 | Car Accidents In The News |

A 24-year-old woman on a bicycle was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash on Thursday, March 18th, around 10 p.m. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the crash in Cherokee County at U.S. Highway 62 on South 460 Road, approximately three miles west of Tahlequah.

According to authorities, Jacklyn Dobson was on her bike, attempting to cross Highway 62 on South 460 Road when she was hit by an unknown driver in a light-colored car.

Dobson was flown to a Tulsa hospital, where she died as a result of her injuries. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. The OHP is continuing to search for the driver of the vehicle.

Did you know in 2019 there were 389 cyclists involved in car crashes? The majority of those accidents occurred on city streets, reporting a total of 321 cyclists in auto-cyclist collisions.

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 at 405-546-1292 or reach out with a confidential message to discuss your case.