Deadly Collision in Pocola


(Pocola, Okla.) – The Pocola Police Department responded to a car accident on Highway 112 this morning.

Police report the call came in around 2:50 a.m. 

Pocola Police Chief Steve Howard said a Dodge Caravan drifted into oncoming traffic causing a near head on collision with a Chevolet Blazer.

The accident involved two people.

 The driver of the Blazer, Scotty Wayne Ivey,32, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Pocola police. He was from Wilburton, Okla.

The driver of the Caravan did not sustain any injuries.

Chief Howard said they have not been able to positively identify the man.  He is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-twenties.

Police also said they believe alcohol played apart in the incident.

So far no charges have been filed.


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