Roy Lowery, 54, of Tahlequah was killed last night in an ATV wreck, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
Around 10 p.m., Lowery was eastbound on 811 road west of Tahlequah in a 2000 Polaris 500 ATV. He failed to turn at the intersection of road 490, according to the patrol, and left the roadway, rolling the ATV an unknown number of times.
He was transported to Saint Francis Hospital via helicopter, then to Saint John’s hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:52 p.m.
The condition of Lowery before the wreck is unknown, and the cause of the wreck is unsafe speed, according to the patrol.