Pedestrian severely injured after driver reportedly hits gas pedal instead of brakes at Lawton convenience store 

LAWTON, Okla. – One person was taken to the hospital with severe injuries after being hit by a vehicle at a convenience store in Lawton.

It happened Monday around 11 a.m. near NW 63rd and Cache Road at the Hop & Sack convenience store.

According to police, the driver of a vehicle told officers that she went to park and accidentally hit the gas instead of the brakes. The vehicle then hit a pedestrian and the front of the building.

Lawton police say the pedestrian had severe injuries and was taken to the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation.

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