Pontotoc Co. man killed in crash on wet roadway

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PONTOTOC COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - An Oklahoma man is dead after a crash in Pontotoc County Thursday.

Troopers said it happened around 7:30 a.m. northeast of Stonewall on State Highway 48.

Troopers said Michael Lafevers, 50, was driving on wet pavement when his vehicle left the roadway, hitting an embankment.

Lafavers was pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. He was not wearing a seatbelt.

Troopers listed the cause of the crash as unsafe speed for road conditions.

Pontotoc County received around 3/4-inch of rain Thursday morning.