Roger Jones Jr. Fatally Injured After Vehicle Overturns in Newport Wreck

22-year-old Roger Jones Jr. (Newport, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that occurred shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019.

At approximately 1:56 a.m. Mr. Jones was traveling west on Highway 224 South in Newport. Mr. Jones’ vehicle (1997 GMC) attempted to negotiate a left-hand curve but lost control and left the highway before striking a culvert, overturning, and striking a tree.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary

Accident Location: 3510 Highway 224 South, Newport, Arkansas, Jackson County: