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.