Man killed while walking on highway in Stephens County

STEPHENS COUNTY, OK-- A Marlow man, hit by a car and killed while walking down a highway in Stephens County, may have been on his way to see his grandmother.

OHP says the crash happened just before 3am Tuesday morning on highway 81.

Authorities say 28-year-old "Daniel Sanchez" was walking on the highway when he was hit.

A Wichita Falls TV station reports the driver of the car that hit Sanchez admitted she was distracted by something in her car.

Sanchez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sanchez is survived by his grandmother, wife, and two year old son.