Pedestrian Fatally Injured Attempting to Hitchhike on I-49

Pedestrian Fatally Injured Attempting to Hitchhike on I-49

30-year-old James David Marcum (Winslow, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Friday, June 12, 2020.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. Mr. Marcum stepped into the lane of traffic on Interstate 49 near mile marker 28 in Crawford County attempting to hitchhike. Mr. Marcum was struck by a northbound vehicle (2018 Chrysler Pacifica).

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: I-49 (near mile marker 28), Crawford County, Arkansas:

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