26-year-old Matthew Pusateri lost his life after colliding into the rear of a stopped eighteen wheeler on Thursday, May 18 at 2:00 p.m. The 2017 Freightliner was stopped in the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Fulton, Arkansas due to construction traffic. Mr. Pusateri was headed west in a 2006 Toyota Tundra when he failed to stop and rear-ended the stopped tractor-trailer.
Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.
The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.
Accident Location: Interstate 30, Mile Marker 20 near Fulton, Arkansas, Hempstead County: