A Louisiana man died Friday evening in Chicot County when the Freightliner he was driving struck a culvert, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

Ronald Bowman, of Delhi, Louisiana, was traveling south on Highway 159, south of Mack Ball Road, when the 2019 Freightliner he was driving left the roadway and struck a concrete culvert, according to the accident report.

The accident occurred at 6:03 p.m. Friday. The weather was clear and the roadway was dry.

At least 138 people have died on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.

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