Man killed while trying to cross interstate overnight

I-240 Accident

One man is dead after Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers say he ran in front of a semi truck overnight.

The victim has been identified as Tyler D. Cowart, 32 of Oklahoma City, OK. The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. Friday in the eastbound lanes of I-240 near May.

David Andrus, 42, of Lake Charles, Louisiana was driving a Peterbilt tractor when the crash occurred

Troopers shut down the eastbound lanes of I-240 for about two hours.

Emergency crews say the man died on scene.

The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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