Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run accident in Tecumseh 

TECUMSEH, Okla. – An investigation is underway in Tecumseh following a fatal auto-pedestrian accident, police say.

At around 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Tecumseh police announced that the northbound and southbound lanes of US Highway 177, between Highland and Broadway Extension, are closed due to a fatal accident.

The highway has since been reopened in both directions.

Officials with the Department of Public Safety say a pedestrian was hit and killed in the incident. Authorities say the vehicle involved left the scene.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is helping with the investigation.

The incident remains under investigation and no other details have been released.

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