THACKERVILLE — A Texas man died Tuesday night in a pedestrian/vehicle accident on Interstate 35.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Eddie Ray Rolen, 42, Scurry, Texas, died at the scene of the accident 1.4 miles south of Thackerville.
Rolen was attempting to cross the the southbound lanes of traffic when he was hit by a 2000 Suzuki, driven by Cory Simon, 27, Manvel, Texas. Simon, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was not injured in the accident which occurred about 9:10 p.m.
The condition of Rolen at the time of his death remains under investigation. Cause of the accident was listed as pedestrian action.