Man Hit, Killed by Car

8-6-05 - A 20 year old Lehigh man is killed after being hit by a car while trying to cross U-S 75 in Coal County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says Lucas Childress was trying to cross the road about 11p.m last night in Lehigh when he was hit by a 2005 Ford van driven by Michael Wong of New York.

The O-H-P reported Childress was thrown about 270 feet from the
point of impact. The patrol also reported an odor of alcohol on
Childress, who was pronounced dead at a Coalgate hospital.

Wong and his passenger weren't injured.