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4-year-old boy killed by drunken driver, Oklahoma Highway Patrol says

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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A 4-year-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon when he was struck by a drunken driver in LeFlore County, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The 18-year-old man from Heavener was reportedly driving a 2006 Kia Sedona east on U.S. 270 south of Wister when he went off the road near 250th Avenue just before 2 p.m.

The pedestrian victim was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said, citing driving under the influence as the cause of the crash.

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