An 18-year-old Poteau man was listed in critical condition with a head injury after he hit a deer at about 4:15 a.m. Saturday two miles west of Poteau in LeFlore County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP)) reported Noel Smith was driving a 2014 Chevrolet west on a county road when he struck the deer. The vehicle then ran off the road to the right and struck a utility pole, the OHP reported. Smith was transported to Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Sally Maxwell, Senior News Director
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