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OHP: Cookson man injured in vehicle crash after 'medical incident'

An 80-year-old man was injured in a vehicle crash 13 miles south of Tahlequah Thursday evening after he reportedly suffered a medical incident behind the wheel.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, John Carroll was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe southbound on State Highway 82 when he departed the road and struck a tree.

Carroll was transported to Northeastern Health System and admitted in stable condition for arm and leg injuries.

According to the OHP, the cause of the crash was a medical incident.


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