One Dead After Lawton Women Struck By Pickup Truck

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 11:12 am
By: News 9

LAWTON, Oklahoma -- A woman crossing a Lawton street was struck and killed by a pickup truck overnight Sunday. Lawton Police Sergeant Robert Whittington said 21-year-old Katherine Marie Sanders of Lawton was walking across Lee Boulevard with another woman at 1:34 a.m. when they were hit by a Chevy Trailblazer.

Sanders was taken by medical helicopter to an Oklahoma City hospital where she died of her injuries.

The other pedestrian, Terri Diane Roberts, age 41, is in critical condition.

The pickup, driven by 34-year-old Lawton resident Tennille Dion Akenito, initially left the scene according to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. It was located a short time later.

The Lawton Police Department is investigating the fatality collision.