Tahlequah Daily Press

March 21, 2013

OHP identifies man killed in crash


TAHLEQUAH — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has released the name of a Tulsa man killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a car south of Tahlequah.

Timothy Casey, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene when he was struck just before midnight Tuesday. Troopers said Casey was walking west in the east-bound lane of U.S. Highway 62 and was struck by a 2012 Ford Focus, driven by Robert Hensley, 60, of Stilwell.

Troopers said Hensley was driving east on U.S. 62 and was unable to avoid hitting Casey, who was thrown an unknown distance.

Hensley was not injured.

Troopers said the condition of Casey at the time of the crash is not known.