Lockesburg man dies in crash on U.S.-71


Arkansas State Police say a Lockesburg man suffered fatal injuries in a head-on crash with a tractor-trailer Sunday.

At around 4:45 p.m., a 2010 Ford Fusion crossed the centerline and struck a Volvo tractor-trailer headed southbound. 20-year-old Bobby Smith was driving the Fusion and died at the scene, police say.

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State police say conditions were clear and dry at the time of the accident.

According to preliminary 2019 figures, at least 28 people have died on Arkansas roads.

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