Police: One person killed in northwest Oklahoma City crash

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Authorities are investigating a deadly accident in northwest Oklahoma City.

Around 9:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to the area of N.W. 3rd and Blackwelder following crash involving a pedestrian and a vehicle.

Officials with the Oklahoma City Police Department say one person has died as a result of the crash.

Investigators say the victim was a pedestrian, and was hit by a vehicle.

Authorities say the driver that hit the victim left the scene of the accident, but that driver has since been located.

Officers at the scene tell KFOR that “there’s a strong possibility [the driver] didn’t even know he hit anybody.”

Drivers are encouraged to avoid the area as the investigation continues.