An 81-year-old Hutchinson man is dead after a crash last night.

According to police, William Rexroad's Toyota Highlander left the roadway at 43rd just west of Quivira drive at around 8:00 pm. The SUV struck a culvert and a telephone pole.

Rexroad was flown to a Wichita hospital for treatment, but he later died. Police are not sure the extent of his injuries from the collision, and the cause of the crash is under investigation.

Police say Rexroad was wearing a seatbelt and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.