A Ninnekah Police Officer patrolling US Highway 277 discovered a deceased male on the road, just west of US Highway 81, at 1:22 a.m. today. Upon investigation, it was determined that a vehicle had been traveling westbound on US Highway and had struck the man. The deceased was transported to the Chief Medical Examiners Office, where his cause of death and identification will be determined. Officials are seeking help from anyone in the public who may have noticed the man walking on US Highway 277 near Matty's RV Park or know of any information involving this case.
The deceased was wearing a blue shirt with the word "McKesson" on the front of it and a pair of black and gray Nike shoes were found near the scene. A more recent report was also released showing the man's tattoos that may help identify him.
If you can help identify the victim, or can provide officials with any information, contact the OHP Traffic Homicide Unit at 405-425-2323 or the Ninnekah Police Department at 405-222-0882.