Elderly Delaware Man Dies In Apparent ATV Accident

Sunday, July 19th 2009, 8:32 am
By: News On 6


DELAWARE, OK -- An elderly man missing since Saturday morning was found dead on private property in Nowata County in a possible four-wheeler accident.

Louis Lee Wood, 76, of Delaware was found in a dry creek bed under the all-terrain vehicle which had rolled on top of him.

The state Medical Examiner is investigating the death to learn if it was a result of the accident or a medical issue, according to a report by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Wood's body was found at about 9 p.m., a half-mile west of U.S. Highway 169 south of County Road 19.