A deadly hit and run accident is under investigation. Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Lt. George Brown tells The News On 6 that 17-year-old Crystal Strange of Checotah and another student were taking pictures along Texanna Road, just south of I-40 when she was struck and killed by a passing van.
According to Crystal's MySpace page she was a student at Bacone College majoring in journalism. A friend tells The News On 6 the two of them were working on a class project when the accident happened.
Brown says the driver of the van fled from the scene.
The highway patrol is looking for the vehicle, described as a white Chevy minivan. The vehicle had tinted windows. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Oklahoma Highway Patrol in Muskogee at 918-683-3256 or in Tulsa at 918-627-0441.