Missouri Man Loses Life in Arkansas Wreck with 18-Wheeler

23-year-old Samuel Kirkland (Caufield, Missouri) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

At approximately 9:50 a.m. Mr. Kirkland was driving east on U.S. Highway 62 west of Salem when his vehicle (2015 Ram 3500 pick-up truck) struck the rear of an eastbound 18 wheeler (2016 Mack 700 tractor-trailer semi-truck).

Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: U.S. 62 Highway (Highway 412), west of Salem, Arkansas, Fulton County: