Oklahoma man dies in Cherokee County collision

Robert Hutchison, 59, of Park Hill, died Saturday after the pickup he was driving struck a car on State Highway 82, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 10, 2014
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An Oklahoma man died Saturday after the pickup he was driving struck a car on State Highway 82 in Cherokee County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

About 3 p.m., Robert Hutchison, 59, of Park Hill, was driving south about two miles south of Tahlequah. The pickup struck a southbound car driven by Steven Springwater, 40, also of Park Hill, who was waiting for northbound traffic to pass so he could make a left turn, troopers said.

Hutchison, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to a hospital in Tahlequah, where he died, troopers said.

Springwater and his two teenage passengers were taken to a hospital for treatment and released, troopers said.


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