Wet Roads Result in Fatal Jessieville Wreck

66-year-old Rickey E. Smith (Story, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

At approximately 5:40 p.m. Mr. Smith was traveling east on State Highway 298 in Jessieville in a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport. Mr. Smith’s vehicle failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and left the highway striking a street sign before overturning and hitting a tree.

Conditions at the time of the accident were rainy and wet.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 298, Jessieville, Arkansas, Garland County: