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PINE BLUFF, AR – A driver died following a single-vehicle accident on Interstate 530 last week, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

Arkansas State Police identified the victim as 42-year-old Joshua Eli Waschalk of Pine Bluff.  Investigators said he was driving south on I-530 in a 2018 Mazda when the crash occurred as he approached the Saline County line.

The state police crash report said Waschalk drove off the road onto a median and went down an embankment.  The vehicle ended up a creek, and Waschalk suffered fatal injuries.

DREW COUNTY, AR – Authorities said a child trying to catch a bus in Drew County Thursday morning was hit by a vehicle.

According to KATV, the incident occurred on Highway 425 North at about 6:15 a.m.  The Drew County Sheriff’s Office said a 10-year-old was trying to cross the highway to get on a school bus and was struck by a vehicle’s side-view mirror.

Deputies responded to the scene of the incident and transported the child to Drew Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.  The victim was reported to have sustained several broken bones but was expected to make a full recovery.

FAULKNER COUNTY, AR – A driver died after his vehicle was involved in a rollover crash in Faulkner County on Saturday afternoon, Arkansas State Police said.

According to The Daily Citizen, 48-year-old David F. Vanderslice was driving a Chevy Cruze on Arkansas Highway 107 in the Enola area shortly before 4 p.m. when he went off the right side of the roadway.  Troopers said the vehicle overturned, crashed into a fence and ended up on its roof.

Vanderslice, a Mount Vernon resident, sustained fatal injuries in the wreck  It happened on a wet roadway, police said.

FULTON COUNTY, AR – Arkansas State Police said a driver was killed in a two-car collision in Fulton County last week.

According to KTLO, the victim was identified as 54-year-old Timothy Williams of Harrison.

State troopers said Williams was driving a GMC east on U.S. 62 near Argos Wednesday when the accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. The GMC crossed over the center line and crashed into a Dodge traveling westbound on the highway.

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR – Arkansas State Police said a man died after his car was involved in a crash in Mississippi County Tuesday morning.

According to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 65-year-old Danny Seaton was behind the wheel of a Chevrolet headed west on Arkansas 120 at about 8 a.m. State police said Seaton crossed over the center line and drove off the roadway, crashing into a utility pole.

Seaton, a Burdette resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

SEDGWICK, AR – Authorities are investigating a crash last week that killed a fire chief in Lawrence County, according to KAIT8.

The victim was 61-year-old Wesley E. Adams of Walnut Ridge, the Sedgwick Fire Department Chief. Authorities said he was directing traffic at the scene of a previous crash on U.S. Highway 63 on Dec. 6 when he was struck by a Toyota Corolla at 6:18 p.m.   The Corolla then hit a Ford CL 9000 truck.

Adams was pronounced dead the following day after being rushed to St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. A 78-year-old woman who was in the Ford was injured in the collision.

MARSHALL, AR – A teenage driver was killed when a pickup truck crashed in Searcy County Tuesday evening, reports KTLO.

The accident occurred on State Highway 333 near County Road 37 in Marshall, and was reported at about 9:20 pm.  According to Arkansas State Police, a 16-year-old boy was driving a Dodge Dakota pickup when the vehicle went off the road and collided with a tree along the highway.

The teenager, a student at an area high school, sustained fatal injuries in the wreck.  State police reported the conditions were clear and dry at the time of the crash.

FORREST CITY, AR – A fatal accident that resulted in a chemical spill shut down a portion of Interstate 40 near Forrest City early Tuesday afternoon, reports KAIT8.

The accident happened on I-40 west of the Newcastle Road exit, and was reported shortly after 9 a.m. One person was killed, but no details have been released regarding the victim or the circumstances that led to the wreck.  The incident caused a spill of calcium carbide, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation.

I-40 was temporarily shut down in both directions while crews responded to clear the scene and clean up the spill. Traffic was being diverted at exit 247.  No evacuations were required.

HOT SPRING COUNTY, AR – A car accident in Hot Spring County last week left a 72-year-old man dead, reports the Sentinel-Record.

The crash, which occurred on Small Dike Road off Highway 7 south in Bismarck, was reported Thursday night at about 8:30 p.m.

According to the Arkansas State Police, 72-year-old Ronald Joe O’Keefe of Hot Springs was driving a Toyota northbound when he veered into the southbound lane.

WHITE COUNTY, AR – Authorities said two vehicles were involved in a fatal collision in White County on Thursday afternoon.

According to KAIT, the incident took place on Highway 36 at about 1 p.m. The Arkansas State Police said 44-year-old April Malone was behind the wheel of a Hyundai Accent going eastbound when she crossed over the center line while trying to negotiate a curve. The Accent collided head-on with a westbound Nissan Pathfinder.

Malone, a Searcy resident, sustained fatal injuries in the crash.  The driver and passenger in the Nissan were hospitalized in Searcy, but no information was released on the severity of their injuries.

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