Vehicle Found in Newport Lake Following Fatal Wreck

Vehicle Found in Newport Lake Following Fatal Wreck

44-year-old Bobby Pierce (Newport, AR) was fatally injured in an accident that took place on Monday, April 6, 2020.

According to the preliminary report, at approximately 1:10 a.m. a passerby “found [Mr. Pierce’s] vehicle in Newport Lake. [Mr. Pierce] was found in the driver seat of the vehicle.”

Mr. Pierce’s vehicle was a 2000 Nissan Xterra. Conditions were reportedly clear and dry.

Additional Details: Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Accident Report

Accident Location: Malcolm Avenue, Newport, Arkansas, Jackson County:

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