TPD identifies man hit, killed by car on Sunday
|Updated: 12/31/2013 11:11 am
||Published: 12/30/2013 3:27 pm
Tulsa police say a man who was hit by a truck in north Tulsa passed away from his injuries Sunday night.
They identified the man as Eric Rollerson.
Officers said a truck hit Rollerson and then ran into a utility pole near 54th street north and Lewis. Police said the driver was speeding and alcohol was involved.
Rollerson was crossing the road at an intersection. Rollerson's family said he was the first African-American to run for mayor of Tulsa and was a community activist. Services are pending.
The driver is still in the hospital.
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