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A single-vehicle crash left one man dead on Arkansas Interstate 40 on Wednesday night, police say. The wreck occurred in Crittenden County around 7:45 p.m. 

 

Mr. Marty S. Byers was driving a 2014 Victory motorcycle when the vehicle veered off the highway to the right, coming to rest on the interstate's shoulder. 

 

Mr. Byers suffered fatal injuries. The report did not indicate what caused the crash. No one else was reported injured, and conditions at the time of the crash were clear and dry. 

 

Accident Location: Arkansas Interstate 40, mile marker 283 east in West Memphis. 

 

Mr. Kenneth McCain of Forrest City suffered fatal injuries in a car wreck on Tuesday, according to police reports. 

 

The accident occured around 7:50 p.m. on Arkansas 1 south of Colt, Arkansas. Mr. McCain was driving a 2012 Dodge when he rear-ended a 2007 Toyota traveling in the same direction, sending the Toyota into a ditch. Mr. McCain's vehicle then veered into the ditch, hit an embankment and overturned. Mr. McCain died at the scene. 

 

Stacy Baskins of Colt was driving the Toyota. She was injured and was taken to Regional One Health in Memphis, officals say. 

 

Roads were clear and dry at the time of the wreck. 

 

Accident Location: Arkansas Highway 1, south of Colt, Arkansas

 

An 82-year-old Arkansas woman suffered fatal injuries in a crash between a 2017 Mercedes and a 1998 Peterbilt truck in Pike County on Thursday. 

 

According to police reports, both vehicles were heading west on Arkansas 70 near New Hope when the Mercedes collided with the tractor-trailer while attempting to make a left-hand turn. The driver of the Mercedes did not see the truck before making the turn, police said. 

 

Ms. Ruth Marshall of De Queen was the passenger in the Mercedes. No other injuries were reported. The driver of the Mercedes was not named. 

 

Conditions at the time of the accident were clear and dry. 

 

Accident Location: Arkansas Highway 70 near New Hope 

 

Mr. Robert K. Jones of North Little Rock was fatally injured after being thrown from a truck on the evening of Sunday, April 16, 2017.

 

Mr. Jones, 56, lost control of his vehicle while traveling through a curve in the highway on U.S. 79 in Prairie County. The truck, a 1998 Ford F-150, hit a private drive, the impact of which caused the vehicle to overturn several times.

 

Mr. Jones was ejected from the truck after it crossed two lanes of traffic and came to a stop in a ditch, according to police.

 

No one else was reported injured in the accident. Conditions were clear and dry at the time of the wreck.

 

Accident Location: U.S. 79 in Prairie County, approximately 1/2 mile south of Ulm. 

 

A young woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on AR-21 near Oak Grove on the afternoon of Friday, April 14. Police said that 25-year-old Courtney R. Henrichson was found by a pedestrian soon after the accident. 

 

Ms. Henrichson was walking near the side of the AR 21 South highway when she was hit by a driver who then left the scene of the accident. No description of the vehicle was given in the police report.

 

Conditions were clear and dry at the time of the accident. 

 

Accident Location: AR-21 South near Oak Grove, Arkansas. 

Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run

 

Arkansas State Police reported that a motor vehicle accident occurred on Colonel Glenn Road in Little Rock, Arkansas. A pedestrian, identified as Fred DeLoach, a homeless man, according to police, was struck by two vehicles around 10:15 at night. There was no description of the first vehicle that hit DeLoach, but the second vehicle was described as a large white SUV. Both automobiles left the scene.

 

DeLoach suffered fatal injuries.

 

LOCATION OF ACCIDENT:  Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock, Arkansas

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