Man hit, killed walking across I-40

YUKON, Okla. — Traffic was backed up for much of the morning commute on the west side of Oklahoma City as authorities investigated a deadly crash on I-40.

About 5 a.m. a vehicle struck a man walking across the interstate at Garth Brooks Boulevard.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say the man had a run in with police earlier in the evening and had been taken to the hospital.

According to police, the patient left the hospital and was crossing I-40 when he was hit and killed.

The driver of the car was also injured and taken to the hospital.