FORT SMITH, AR – A car accident in Sebastian County Sunday killed a 17-year-old driver, according to a report by KNWA/KFTA.
The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the crash on Tennessee Ridge Road in Fort Smith after it was reported at about 2 a.m.
Investigators determined that the driver had failed to turn for a curve and the vehicle ran off the road, where it crashed into a tree. The victim, a resident of Greenwood, was pronounced dead after being transported to a hospital in Fort Smith. He was in his senior year of high school.