Poteau Man Dead in Single Car Accident
A Poteau man died this morning when his car ran off a LeFlore County, Okla., road and crashed.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol identified the man as Justin Ward, 24.
He was driving a 2004 Kia on Old Highway 112 when the car left the road, ran into a ditch, hit a power pole and overturned. Ward was pinned underneath. Rescue crews found him dead at the scene, according to a police report.
It happened about 7:45 a.m. Saturday a mile east of Poteau.