fatal accident


A Louisiana man died Wednesday of injures he sustained in a single vehicle accident in Chicot County, according to State Police.

Eddie R. Purvis, 66, of Oak Grove, Louisiana was traveling south on Highway 159 in Eudora when his 2004 Dodge Stratus crossed the center line of the wet highway and went to the northbound shoulder. Purvis overcorrected and his vehicle came to rest among trees on the southbound side of the highway, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The accident occurred at 10:30 a.m. The weather was cloudy and the roadway was wet when the accident occurred.