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Woman dies after hit and run in Woodward County

Erica Chairez, 22, of Woodward, died Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital. Chairez was hit by a pickup while walking on 8th Street about three miles south of Woodward, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: August 10, 2014 at 9:31 pm •  Published: August 10, 2014
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A woman died Sunday at an Oklahoma City hospital after being hit by a pickup south of Woodward.

About 11:30 p.m. Friday, Erica Chairez, 22, of Woodward, was hit by a pickup while walking on Eighth Street about three miles south of Woodward, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

The white pickup that hit Chairez continued driving south after hitting her, troopers said.

Chairez was taken to Woodward Hospital and then flown to OU Medical Center where she died Sunday.

Patrol Capt. George Brown said troopers are investigating the woman’s death.

The vehicle is described as a white pickup with damage to the right front side and right front headlight.

Anyone with information about the driver of the pickup is asked to call Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop I at (580) 338-3366.

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