Heavy Rains Lead to Fatal Wreck in Stone County

55-year-old Michael Kenny Phillips (Shirley, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Thursday, April 18, 2019.

At approximately 3:10 p.m. Mr. Phillips was driving south on Highway 263 in heavy rainfall when his vehicle left the roadway in rural Stone County. Mr. Phillip’s 2001 Chevrolet vehicle struck a tree near the Baxter County line.

Weather conditions were heavy rain and road conditions wet at the time of the accident.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 263, Stone County near Baxter County, Arkansas: