Newport Car Accident Claims Driver’s Life on Tuesday

Newport Car Accident Claims Driver’s Life on Tuesday

25-year-old Steven T. Poole (Bradford, AR) was fatally injured in an accident on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.

Shortly before 7:30 a.m. Mr. Poole was traveling east on State Highway 384 in Newport. An eastbound vehicle (2011 Ford F-450) slowed to make a left-hand turn onto Nicholson Road (Jackson 258). Mr. Poole was traveling behind the Ford vehicle and “swerved left in an attempt to avoid a collision.” Mr. Poole’s vehicle (2004 Chevrolet Avalanche) left the roadway before overturning.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: State Highway 384 (at Nicholson Road/Jackson 258), Newport, Arkansas, Jackson County:

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