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OHP identifies man killed in hit and run along I-40 in the metro

(Julie Calhoun/KOKH)

Authorities have identified a man killed in a hit and run crash early Thursday along I-40 in the metro.

Just after 8 a.m. Nov. 16 Ricky Dean Rivas, 54, was struck by a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of I-40 at Sunnylane Road in Del City. The vehicle then fled the scene.

Rivas was pronounced dead at the scene. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that the driver that struck Rivas left the scene in a vehicle believed to be a truck, SUV or van made by General Motors. The vehicle will have damage to the passenger front and passenger side and will be missing the passenger side mirror and possibly window.

Anyone with information on the person that fled the scene is asked to contact OHP at 1-866-OHP-TIPS.

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