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Icy Roads Claim the Life of Both Driver and Passenger in Jacksonville

56-year-old Mearlon Noah (Cabot, AR) and 57-year-old Nelson Rivera (North Little Rock, AR) were both fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Wednesday, November 14 at approximately 9:47 p.m.

Mr. Rivera was driving a 1999 Honda south on Highway 67/167 near mile marker 10 when he hit an icy patch and lost control of the vehicle. Their vehicle left the road and struck a tree. Mr. Rivera and the passenger, Mr. Noah, were both fatally injured in the accident.

Weather conditions were cloudy at the time of the accident, and road conditions were icy.

The full Arkansas State Police preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: Highway 67/167, Mile Marker 10, Jacksonville, Arkansas, Pulaski County: