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3:28 pm
Fri June 4, 2010

Fatal Crash at Catoosa

Catoosa, OK – OHP: Catoosa officer's car hits, kills pedestrian

CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a woman has died after she was struck by a Catoosa police officer's car while walking in the middle of the road.

The accident happened about 5:15 a.m. Friday. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the officer was traveling eastbound on a city street when his car crested a hill and he saw a couple walking in the roadway.

Authorities say the officer swerved to miss the couple but hit the woman, who died at the scene.

Neither the name of the officer nor the name of the victim have been released.