PULASKI COUNTY, AR – A pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle in Pulaski County early Monday morning, the Arkansas Democrat Gazette reports.
The accident happened on Interstate 40 west near the exit for Arkansas 365 shortly before 4:10 a.m. State troopers said 34-year-old John Alvares Ribeiro of Little Rock was hit by a westbound Chrysler minivan and sustained fatal injuries. It was not immediately clear why Ribeiro was in the roadway at the time.
The minivan driver, a 44-year-old woman from Mayflower, was transported to Baptist Health Medical Center in Conway. No details were immediately released on her condition.