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Victim dies after being hit by semi while attempting to cross I-240

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OKLAHOMA CITY– Emergency crews are on the scene of an accident involving a pedestrian in southeast Oklahoma City.

Bob Moore Chopper 4 and pilot Jon Welsh is over the scene near I-240 and Air Depot Blvd.

An individual was crossing the highway and was hit by a semi-truck.

Troopers confirmed that the victim passed away.

Eastbound I-240 is backed up around the area as emergency crews clear the scene.

Some drivers are being asked to take the service road near Sooner Rd. and diverting them back onto the highway at Douglas Blvd.

At this time, it is unclear why the victim was attempting to cross the highway.