Police ID Man Struck, Killed While Sleeping Under Tulsa Highway Bridge


Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 10:34 am
By: News On 6


Police have identified the man killed when a driver drove into three homeless people early Monday; police believe it was deliberate.

The man is identified as 46-year-old Shawn Birdo.

Police say Birdo was asleep on a sidewalk under an I-244 bridge on North Cheyenne when he was run over and killed by the driver of a  white, mid-size, Toyota or Nissan truck. 

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The other two people next to Birdo were injured.

Later in the day, Monday, police say a woman was struck on the sidewalk behind the QuikTrip at 15th and Denver.

Police say it appears the same driver was involved in this incident as well.

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