A Fort Smith, Arkansas, man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Sequoyah County on Wednesday evening, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Matt Hutchinson, 38, was pronounced dead at 8:59 p.m. Wednesday at a Sallisaw hospital after suffering head injuries in the crash.

Hutchinson was eastbound on Oklahoma 141 3 miles west of Ganns when his 2003 GMC pickup left the road to the right, then crossed County Road 4650 and hit an embankment, according to a news release.

He was pinned for about 40 minutes before being freed by firefighters from Brent, state troopers and Pafford EMS.

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