A 76-year-old Mountain Park man was killed Saturday night while crossing a Kiowa County highway.

Steven Parsons was pronounced dead at the scene near a Kiowa County Road on U.S. 183, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Parsons was crossing the roadway on foot shortly after 6:30 p.m. when he walked in front of an oncoming Jeep Compass traveling southbound, Trooper Chris Sherman reported.

The driver of the Jeep, Kelli Elliott, 49, of Cordell, was unot injured.

The accident remains under investigation.

Written by Scott Rains: srains@swoknews.com.

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