LOVE COUNTY, Okla. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is seeking information in a hit-and-run that claimed the life of a Texas man.
Early Sunday morning, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Christopher Hall, of Gainesville, was struck by a vehicle on the northbound off-ramp exit near mile marker 1 of Interstate 35, approximately three miles south of Thackerville.
Officials say they were notified of the incident after passing motorists noticed a body lying beside I-35.
The 29-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The driver left the scene of the incident.
During the investigation, officials identified the vehicle involved.
OHP officials say the suspected driver of the vehicle is 54-year-old Tevita Mose, of Euless, Texas. Mose, along with his two passengers, were not injured.
Mose was arrested for leaving the scene of a fatal accident. He is currently awaiting extradition proceedings back to Oklahoma. The two passengers were detained and later released.
Texas Rangers are obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle, and OHP troopers will return to process the vehicle for forensic evidence.
If you have any information, call the OHP Traffic Homicide Unit at (405)425-2137.