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Fatal #: 68       Operator #: 3715  
Accident #: 62     Station Sending SPTE     #(1) Deceased   #() Injured
Date of Crash: 03/07/2019   Time of Crash: 04:30pm   Location: US 278 NEAR THE DREW AND DESHA COUNTY LINE  
City: MCGEHEE   County: DESHA    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
WILLIE T MARTIN JR (1)   55   MCGEHEE   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. DODGE 2002 WEST 278
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V1 WAS TRAVELING NEAR THE BAYOU BARTHOLOMEW BRIDGE. DRIVER OF V1 LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE. V1 STRUCK A GUARD RAIL AND OVERTURNED INTO THE WATER BELOW. THE VICTIM WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE BY DESHA COUNTY DEPUTY CORONER BILLY BATES AT 9:25 P.M.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:       Body Held At:    WILLIS FUNERAL HOME  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  SERGEANTJEFF PRESTON 47 Agency:  ASP TROOP E
 
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