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Oklahoma man walking along I-40 killed after being struck by semi-truck

POTTOWATOMIE COUNTY, Okla. – An Oklahoma man walking along I-40 was killed after he was struck by a semi-truck.

Officials say Robert Lee Hammitt Sr., 49, of Midwest City, was walking on the eastbound shoulder of I-40 near mile marker 185 in Shawnee around 10 p.m. when he was struck by a semi-truck.

Hammit was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are still investigating the fatal accident.