A Southeast Arkansas man died Saturday in when his motorcycle collided with a car in Chicot County.

Mark W. Hopper, 51, of Lake Village, was killed in the accident.

Hopper was traveling west on Highway 159 and attempting to turn left onto Highway 65 North when his 2006 Honda Shadow collided with a 2009 Honda Accord which was traveling north on Highway 65, nearing the intersection with Highway 159, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report.

The driver of the Honda Accord, whose identity was not disclosed in the accident report, was not injured.

The accident occurred at 8:50 p.m. Travel conditions were cloudy and the roadway dry at the time of the accident, according to State Police.

At least 215 people have died on Arkansas roads this year.


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