Billy Fleck, 37, of Locust Grove is dead after the Dodge Durango he was driving struck a tree, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Fleck was driving northbound on Oklahoma Highway 82 eleven miles north of Tahlequah when his vehicle left the left side of the roadway and struck a tree. Fleck was pinned in the vehicle and was extracted with the Jaws of Life by Peggs Fire Department.
He was pronounced dead at the scene with head, trunk (internal and external), arm and leg injuries. His passenger was treated and released for less serious injuries at a Tahlequah hospital. Both men were wearing seatbelts, and the cause of the accident has not been determined.