fatal accident


A Eudora man died on Wednesday, August 21, following an August 16 vehicle accident in Chicot County.

Jeramy S. Hagood, 45, was traveling on Arkansas 159, north of Arkansas 52, on August 16 at 3:40 p.m. when the northbound Cheverolet Silverado he was driving left the roadway and entered the roadside ditch where it traveled a short distance before hitting several trees, according an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The weather was sunny and the roadway was dry at the time of the accident, according to the report.

At least 301 people have died as a result of accidents on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.