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Pedestrian killed near Stringtown

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ATOKA COUNTY, Okla. -- A man walking along an Atoka County highway was struck and killed by a van on Monday morning.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the pedestrian was in the driving lane of US 69 when he was hit around 6:30 a.m. three miles north of Stringtown.

Troopers said 19-year-old CJ Gonzalis of Welch, Oklahoma, died at the scene from massive injuries.

The driver of the van was treated for minor injuries at Atoka Hospital.

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