Madill man hit by car UPDATED

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

**Update: According to authorities, Mills died Saturday morning at a Dallas Hospital.

MADILL, Okla. -- An elderly Madill man was airlifted to a Dallas hospital after he was hit by a large pick-up truck Friday morning.

Pershing Mills, 89, was struck at the corner of East Main and Highway 70 just before 11 o’clock Friday morning. Authorities say it happened while he was trying to cross the street.

Mills suffered head and brain trauma and was flown to Parkland Hospital.

At last check, he is in stable condition.


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  • by Anonymous on Feb 20, 2008 at 03:36 PM
    This was truly an accident. The person driving feel horrible for what happened. The elderly gentleman was not crossing in the crosswalk and evidently never saw the truck coming. The driver was not under the influence of drugs, alchohol or anything else. This was a very unfortunate accident. Our prayers are with the families of both parties.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 5, 2008 at 08:42 AM
    the person who hit and killed mr mills ,feels awful and has to live with this the rest of his life
  • by Jess on Feb 4, 2008 at 09:47 AM
    At the risk of sounding completely mean, doesn't the lights have the buttons you push for WALK/DON'T WALK??? If so, then shouldn't at least some of the blame go towards the man being a little careless?
  • by jessie Location: enis on Feb 3, 2008 at 05:20 PM
    why hasn't the news reported who was driving the vehicle that hit mr. mills. maybe madill will cut those stupid trees so that people can see someone. may god bless this man and his family, also the person who hit him.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 2, 2008 at 04:28 PM
    why are there bushes,if I were kin to mr mills there would be a law suit against the city.madill sux's
  • by Madill Fuzz Location: Madill on Feb 2, 2008 at 10:42 AM
    This was a true acident. The victim stepped out infront of a vehicle while the light was green. There are bushes at the intersection that makes for a blind spot. The Victim was pronounced dead today.
  • by sherry Location: MADILL on Feb 1, 2008 at 08:39 PM
    why didn't kxii put down who was driving the vehicle. was there alchol or drugs involved. maybe it was someone that won't be charged in this let us know. after all this is madill, ok again in the news.
  • by jim Location: madill on Feb 1, 2008 at 07:21 PM
    no idiot to look for they stop was just an accident
  • by Anonymous on Feb 1, 2008 at 05:31 PM
    someone had to of seen something,dam cops need to startdoing their job
  • by Anonymous on Feb 1, 2008 at 04:55 PM
    omg ,go find what idiot did that
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