Driver Loses Life After Striking Farm Equipment in Dewitt Wreck

71-year-old Melvin G Jemerson Sr. (Almyra, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Saturday, March 23, 2019.

At approximately 8:25 p.m. Mr. Jemerson Sr. was traveling west in a 2003 Chevrolet on State Highway 130 in Dewitt. Mr. Jemerson was traveling behind a John Deere “farm implement.” As the “farm implemented” vehicle attempted to turn right onto Malone Road, Mr. Jemerson struck the rear of the first vehicle.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 130 and Malone Road, Dewitt, Arkansas, Arkansas County: