According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a Ft Smith man was killed in a one vehicle accident that occurred on August 15, 2019 at approximately 7:33am on State Highway 141. Three miles west and a half mile south of Ganns in Sequoyah County.
According to the report, a 2003 GMC pickup driven by Matt C. Hutchinson 38, of Fort Smith, Arkansas was eastbound on SH141 when he failed to negotiate a curve, departed the roadway to the right crossing county road 4650 and striking a ditch embankment causing the vehicle to come to rest.
Hutchinson was pinned in the vehicle for approximately forty minutes freed by Brent fire, OHP, and Pafford EMS.
He was transported by Pafford EMS to Northeast Health Systems in Sallisaw where he was pronounced dead at 8:59am from head injuries.
The accident was investigated by OHP