Man dead after he ran onto Interstate 44 in east Tulsa, police say

Posted at 3:05 PM, Feb 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-01 16:51:38-05

TULSA -- Crews are responding after a man was hit and killed by a vehicle on Interstate 44 in east Tulsa.

The crash was reported near I-44 and Garnett Road. Police said the man, who was confronted about drug possession, ran onto the interstate during a foot pursuit and was hit by a vehicle.

The man, who police said had a warrant out for his arrest, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Eastbound lanes are closed in the area. 

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