McAlester Man Dead after Vehicle Rams Tree

A 78-year-old man from McAlester was pronounced dead on scene after his vehicle ran off the road and struck a tree Tuesday morning.

The collision was reported four miles northeast of Alderson on a county road in Pittsburg County shortly after 10:30 a.m.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol's report stated the victim was not wearing a seat belt.

The victim was identified as Jerry Gragg.