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Jonesboro man killed and Trumann woman injured in motorcycle accident on U.S. Hwy. 63
Poinsett County, Ark. — A 32-year-old Jonesboro man was killed and a 33-year-old Trumann woman was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday on U.S. Hwy. 63 north of the exit.
Arkansas State Police said Barry Grant Strong was riding his ’98 Suzuki southbound on U.S. 63 when it left the road and hit the center cable in the median. The accident occurred at 12:29 p.m. Saturday.
Strong’s passenger, Tiffany Brynn Allred, was injured and taken to the Regional Medical Center (The Med) in Memphis.
The victim was pronounced dead at the Medical Center at 1:20 p.m. by the hospital staff, according to the police report.
One pedestrian killed, the other injured by hit-and-run driver in Springdale, Ark.
Springdale, Ark. — A hit-and-run driver Sunday night hit two pedestrians on W. Robinson Ave. and Long St. here at 12:24 a.m., killing one and injuring the other.
Arkansas State Police said they have no description of the vehicle that hit and killed Hector Antonio Regalado Sandoval, 45, of Springdale and injured Emma River Octaviana, 42, also of Springdale.
The two were walking northbound across Robinson when they were hit by the vehicle that left the scene, police said.
The victim was taken to the Washington County Coroner’s office, and the injured pedestrian was taken to Northwest Medical Center in Bentonville.
Yellville. Ark., man killed when motorcycle hits trailer on U.S. Hwy. 62
Marion County, Ark. — A 22-year-old Yellville man was killed last Thursday, Sept. 24, when the motorcycle he was riding crashed a truck and trailer starting to make a left hand turn onto U.S. Highway 62.
Arkansas State Police said Ramon L. Parish, 22, was on U.S. 62 travelling eastbound at the Flippin Bypass when he hit the left rear of the trailer. Parish was riding a ’05 Kawasaki. Police said he was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo, where his body was held.
The driver of the truck was not injured. He was Colton Edwards, 19, of Everton. He was driving a ’14 Dodge and was northbound on U.S. 62. The accident occurred at 7:40 a. m. Thursday.