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90-year-old silver alert subject killed in car crash

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KINGFISHER COUNTY, Okla. – A 90-year-old Oklahoma man who was the subject of a silver alert was killed in car crash Thursday.

Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, officials with Payne County issued a silver alert for Robert Reichman.

Payne County officials said Reichman suffered from severe malnutrition and dementia.  They believed the elderly man was in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death.

A few hours after the alert was issued, authorities found his vehicle on State Highway 51, half a mile east of Banner Road, in Hennessey, Okla.

Authorities say Reichman was involved in a single-vehicle car crash.

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Reichman was driving westbound on State Highway 51 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a gravel embankment.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.