Parsons police reporting one dead and one injured following a single vehicle crash on Tuesday night.
The accident happened when a car driven by Harold Whetzel hit a tree and burst into flames.
The fire was put out before firefighters arrived by a local neighbor.
The driver reported the accelerator stuck causing the wreck.
A passenger, Bette Whetzel, was critically injured.
Both were taken to a Parsons hospital with the driver transferred to a Tulsa hospital where he died.
The passenger was taken to a Joplin hospital and remains in critical condition.