Norman man driving golf cart hit and killed by pickup in Pittsburg County

MCALESTER, Okla. - Highway patrol officials say a Norman man was killed after running a stop sign in a golf car in Pittsburg County.

Troopers say 33-year-old Lawerence Dillard was driving an electric golf cart around 8 p.m. Saturday when he failed to yield at a stop sign at Fisher Road and State Highway 9 and was hit by a pickup truck.  Dillard was thrown around 18 feet from the cart.

Dillard died at an area hospital.  The driver of the pickup was uninjured.

Troopers say they detected an odor of alcohol.

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