Springdale Man Killed In Accident In Ottawa County
SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on Saturday in Ottawa County, according to Oklahoma State Police.
The incident happened on Saturday (Oct. 11) around 3:30 a.m. on Highway 10 and Country Road South 580, a report states.
State police identified the victim as 19-year-old Fitorus Ruan of Springdale. Ruan was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was transported to the medical examiners office in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to the report.
The driver, 19-year-old Dylan S. McCoy, was changing lanes from the inside lane to the outside lane when he looked back to check traffic and hit something, the report states. McCoy assumed he hit a deer and drove home. McCoy’s father later checked the vehicle, a 2007 Honda Civic, for damage and then reported the collision to an off-duty trooper, the report states.
It’s unknown if McCoy faces any charges at this time.