Woman Killed in Tulsa Pedestrian Accident
One woman was killed in a pedestrian accident that happened in Tulsa.
Details about the Fatal Pedestrian Accident
Officers from the Tulsa Police Department stated that at approximately 8:50 p.m., they responded to the scene of an accident that happened along the 1100 block of East 11th. Police further stated that a pedestrian, who has been identified as Jamie Cravatt, was hit by a car that was traveling west at the time of the accident.
Cravatt was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
A police investigation into the circumstances of the accident remains ongoing, but at this time, there is no evidence that would lead them to believe that the accident was the fault of the driver.
Important Information about Accidents Involving Pedestrians
- In 2013, there were a total of 4,735 pedestrians who were killed in traffic accidents.
- During the same year, 150,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for non-fatal injuries sustained in accidents.
- Pedestrians are about 1.5 times more likely to be killed in a traffic accident than occupants of motor vehicles.