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Pedestrian killed in Oklahoma City crosswalk

A 69-year-old woman was killed, and another person was not seriously injured when a SUV hit two pedestrians Monday, September 13 in Northwest OKC.

A Nissan was heading West on NW 23rd at N Pennsylvania Avenue when it hit two people crossing 23rd St. The intersection includes a 7-Eleven, Raising Cane’s, McDonald’s, and EZPawn. The neighborhood is close to Oklahoma City University and Shepherd Historic District. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators are still looking into the details. The driver is cooperating.

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Broken Arrow, OK Fatal Motorcycle Wreck

In Broken Arrow, at Elm Place and between Tucson Street and Jasper Street, a motorcyclist has died from injuries after a wreck with a car on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

First responders arrived on the scene around 9 a.m. and pronounced the motorcyclist dead. The driver of the car suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating the wreck and have not released the names.

Deadly Crash Near 31st and Joplin

A woman is dead after crashing into a pole in midtown Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon near 31st and Joplin.

Kaylesha Houston was one of two cars speeding Tuesday afternoon. Houston was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe and another person was driving a red Dodge Charger east on 31st Street near Joplin Avenue at speeds of around 70 mph about 3:30 p.m. “Houston tried to change lanes and her Tahoe spun out of control, hitting the utility pole,” reports Tulsa Police Sgt. Will Dalsing.

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2 Deaths in Three-Vehicle Wreck in Shawnee, Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports two drivers died and another person was injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday along Hwy 3, about five miles north of Earlsboro in Pottawatomie County.

On Wednesday, August 11, just after 8a.m. emergency crews were called out to the crash.

The intersection is near Crows Farm Market and Fairview Baptist Church.

Investigators say a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup truck, driven by 44-year-old Jason Prine, was heading eastbound on Hwy 3 when the truck crossed the center line.

The accident occurred on Hwy 3, just west of Valleyview Road.

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Oklahoma Highway Patrol identifies victim in fatal crash in Creek County

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says one is dead and another is in critical condition after a wreck in Creek County Friday, August 6.

OHP says it happened around 5:08 p.m. near Highway 33 and South 209th West Avenue in Sapulpa. The intersection near the Blue Bell Church.

They say three vehicles were driving in the westbound lanes when one slowed down to make a turn. The driver behind them slowed down but a third person driving a 1999 Peterbilt semi-truck did not. Troopers say the semi overtook the two cars in front, crushing them and killing one and sending another to the hospital. The semi driver, Charles Stuart, 44, of Glencoe, Oklahoma was not injured.

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Tuesday, July 20, a Pryor woman was killed in a car accident near Owasso.

Around 8:25 a.m., emergency crews responded to a fatality collision on US-75 northbound at the intersection of 96th St North, about three miles west of Owasso, according to the accident report. This intersection includes DaVco Mechanical Contractors, Grace Baptist Church, and U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer.

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Oklahoma Wreck Takes Young Life

The driver of a box truck recently fell asleep behind the wheel causing a horrific crash. The wreck is still under investigation, however the massive collision in Oklahoma County caused major damage and resulted in one fatality.

On Monday, June 14 at 1:00 p.m. Oklahoma Highway Patrol was called to the scene on westbound I-40 at Eastern Ave. Most drivers and passengers in the six-car pileup suffered only minor injuries, however, Alecia Buffington, 26, was rushed to OU Health in serious condition with head injuries. She was quickly rushed into surgery.

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What Is Gap Insurance?

What is GAP insurance?

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GAP Insurance stands for Guaranteed Asset Protection Insurance.

This is insurance that can be purchased at the time you buy an automobile. which provides you with protection in the event your vehicle is totaled out in an accident. It pays any additional difference that is owed between the actual cash value of the vehicle and the balance of your loan.

This is important coverage to consider when buying a vehicle since most vehicles depreciate in value faster than the loan is paid off. New cars lose value the moment they are driven off of the sales lot, 20-30% in the first year.

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Common Questions About Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage

We have covered uninsured motorist coverage in the past, specifically if you should purchase the coverage or not.

Now, our car accident attorneys are answering some of the more common questions we’ve been asked about this additional insurance policy.

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact our law firm today.

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Were You Hit By A Drowsy Driver?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), every year about 100,000 police-reported crashes involve drowsy driving.

This has resulted in more than 1,550 fatalities and 71,000 injuries per year.

According to a 2018 study published in SLEEP magazine, not only are drowsy drivers facing much higher crash risks than their well-rested counterparts, their risk is comparable to drivers with a blood alcohol concentration of 1.5 times the legal limit.

If you were hit by a drowsy driver and insurance isn’t giving you a fair shake, call our car accident lawyers today at 866-510-0580 for your free consultation.

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