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Fatal #: 450 & 451       Operator #: 3802  
Accident #: 408     Station Sending SPTD     #(2) Deceased   #(1) Injured
Date of Crash: 09/19/2020   Time of Crash: 9:00am   Location: I40 / 249MM  
City: RURAL SAINT FRANCIS   County: SAINT FRANCIS    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
BARBARA A. WATTS (1)   69   MEMPHIS TN   F   X      
DIANA T. FARR (1)   63   MEMPHIS TN   F     X    
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
THERON T. BUSBY (2)   48   WACO TX   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. NISSAN ALTIMA 2012 WB I40 2. FREIGHTLINER 2015 WB I40
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-1 WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 40 NEAR MILE MARKER 249 IN THE LEFT (FAST) LANE. V-2 WAS TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 40 NEAR MILE MARKER 249 IN THE LEFT (FAST) LANE BEHIND V-1. V-1 SLOWED DOWN WHILE IN THE LEFT (FAST) LANE AND V-2 IMPACTED THE REAR OF V-1'S VEHICLE. AFTER IMPACT V-1 AND V-2 LEFT THE ROADWAY TO THE LEFT AND CAME TO FINAL REST IN THE GRASS MEDIAN DIRECTLY SOUTH OF THE WESTBOUND LANES.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    FORREST CITY MEDICAL CENTER   Body Held At:    FORREST CITY MEDICAL CENTER  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP.TANNER R HESS 87 Agency:  SPTD

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