fatal accident


A Texas man died Tuesday afternoon during an single vehicle accident on U.S. 278 in Drew County.

Arthur Jean Wade, Jr., 52, of Farmers Branch, Texas was traveling west on U.S. 278, west of Arkansas 277, when his International truck left the roadway and struck some bushes, according to State Police.

The accident occurred at 2:58 p.m. Wade died at the scene of the accident.

The State Police preliminary report did not indicate what caused the accident. The weather was clear and the roadway was dry.