Texas man dies hours after crash
IDABEL — A Texas man died Monday as a result of injuries suffered in a McCurtain County crash, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports.
Robert Leerskov, 70, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, was pronounced dead at 5:06 p.m. at McCurtain Memorial Hospital in Idabel from injuries suffered in a wreck about 12:30 p.m. on State Highway 37 just west of Idabel.
Leerskov was driving east on SH 37 when he lost control of his pickup, hit an embankment and overturned. He wore a seat belt, the patrol reports.