fatal accident


A North Little Rock man was killed and a Kansas man was injured Tuesday morning in a head-on collision, north of Monticello.

According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report, Christian L. May, 25, of North Little Rock was killed in the accident. Frederick Lloyd, 31, of Peabody, Kansas, was injured.

May was traveling south on U.S. 425 near Montongo when the Lexus he was driving crossed into the northbound lane where it collided with a Kenworth truck driven by Lloyd, according to the accident report.

The accident occurred Tuesday at 8:28 a.m.

The weather was clear and the roadway was dry, according to State Police.

At least 498 people have died as a result of accidents on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.