Man hit and killed while walking along I-40


A Midwest City man is dead after he was hit by a semi while walking along I-40 in Shawnee late Tuesday night.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say 49-year-old Robert Lee Hammitt was taken to a Shawnee hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Troopers say Hammitt was walking down the shoulder in the eastbound lanes when he was hit around 10:00 p.m.

The man driving the semi that hit him was not injured.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off