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Person dead after being struck by vehicle on I-40

OKLAHOMA CITY – A person is dead after being struck by a vehicle on I-40 in Oklahoma City.

Initial reports indicate someone was struck by a vehicle on I-40 near Sunnylane Thursday.

Officials said the person was killed in the accident.

At this time, officials said they don’t know when the person was hit.

The outside lane of the eastbound lanes in the area is blocked off at this time.

Traffic is backed up.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route.

No other information has been released at this time.

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This is a developing story. Check back for updates.