SNYDER, OK (KSWO) - A man is dead after being hit by a car in Snyder. The victim, 63-year-old William "Bud" White, is the father of country music singer and Snyder native Bryan White.
It incident occurred around 10:00 Wednesday night. Snyder police told 7News Mr. White had walked to the Waterhole Convenience Store, located at the Southeast corner of Highway 183 and County Road 1620. Video Surveillance showed Mr. White enter the store, make his purchases, and exit a short time later. According to statements obtained at the scene, Mr. White stepped into the roadway of Highway 183 and was struck by a 1990's model Chevy Blazer traveling northbound.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma State Medical Examiner were called to the scene to assist with the investigation. The name of the driver is not being released at this time though the person is cooperating with police.