Articles Tagged with Hot Spring County crash

HOT SPRINGS, AR – Police say a man was killed in a pedestrian accident in Hot Springs on Thursday evening, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.

The incident occurred on U.S. 70-B at about 5:47 p.m. According to police, 60-year-old Claude W. Clauson III was attempting to cross the highway westbound when he was struck by an eastbound Chevrolet pickup truck.

Clauson, a Hot Springs resident, was pronounced dead after being rushed to CHI St. Vincent Hospital. Police said conditions were cloudy and dry at the time of the crash.

HOT SPRING CO., AR – A Melvern woman was killed in a motorcycle crash on Highway 84 yesterday.

According to a report by Arkansas 911, 30-year-old Jessica Berry was riding a Honda motorcycle east when she crossed the center line and crashed into an oncoming Chevrolet pickup truck.

Both the motorcycle and the pickup skidded off the roadway and caught fire. Berry died after being pinned underneath the truck.

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