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TPD: Pedestrian killed by juvenile driver

Posted: 5:41 AM, Dec 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-06 06:41:24-05

TULSA -- A man is dead after being hit by a car in south Tulsa.

The crash happened just before midnight  Wednesday on the exit ramp from US-75 southbound onto 71st westbound.

Tulsa Police identified the victim as a middle-aged white male. They have not released his name.

The suspect, according to officers, is a juvenile. She will be charged with first-degree manslaughter and booked into jail.

Officers said they were questioning the suspect and administering a blood test to determine if she was under the influence at the time of the crash. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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