fatal accident

A Wilmar man was killed early Sunday morning in an ATV accident.

Derrick V. Lewis, 35, was traveling west on Johnson Street in Wilmar when he lost control of the Polaris 4-wheeler he was operating. He attempted to make a right turn onto North 8th Street when he lost control and was thrown from the ATV, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The accident occurred at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. The weather was clear and the roadway was dry.

At least 207 people have died on Arkansas roads this year, according to preliminary figures.