Update: Famous Oklahoma inventor killed in weekend hit and run in N.W. OKC
UPDATE: 1:29 p.m. The Oklahoma City Police Department now says it is looking for a 2006-2008 Mazda 6 in connection with this deadly hit and run.
Anyone with information is asked to call (405)297-1143 or (405)297-1145.
UPDATE: 6/23/14 NewsChannel 4 has learned the victim of a hit and run in Oklahoma City is Jack McClung, 79, the inventor of Blue Stuff.
The ointment made from Emu Oil became a big hit with claims it cured severe pain.
Police say McClung had just left Braum’s and was walking across NW 23rd street with a bag of groceries. They say a car traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed hit McClung and then sped off.
Police are looking for a black, four door Mazda Mitsubishi or Honda with a red bumper, red grill and red stripe down the side. It should have heavy damage to the driver side windshield and a missing driver side window.
If you know where this car is or have seen it contact Oklahoma City Police.
UPDATED 5:11 p.m. 6/22/2014
According to officials and NewsChannel 4’s Sarah Stewart the victim involved in a deadly hit and run accident has died.
Officials have not yet released the name of the victim.
UPDATE 4:10 p.m. 6/22/2014
Oklahoma City’s Public Information Officer Jason Samuel confirmed that the victim is critically injured and has been transported to Presbyterian hospital.
Officials say the male victim was reportedly leaving a “Braum’s” on N.W. 23rd when they crossed the street without using a crosswalk.
The suspect’s car has been described as a black, four door Mazda, or Honda, with a red stripe down the side, with a red bumper.
OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are searching for a subject who was involved in a hit and run accident in northwest Oklahoma City.
Scanner traffic indicated that the subject is driving a black Honda.
Officials said the car hit a person and fled the scene near N.W. 23rd and Geraldine.
Traffic should avoid the area and find an alternate route.
Authorities said the Honda has heavy damage to the windshield.