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Two Lives Lost After an Eighteen Wheeler Runs a Stop Sign Near Nashville

33-year-old William B. Edwards and an unidentified minor lost their lives in an accident that occurred 6 miles west of Nashville, Arkansas on Thursday, August 2. The accident took place shortly before 11:00 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 371 and State Highway 355.

Mr. Edwards was driving a 2003 Ford F-150 west on Highway 371. The second vehicle, a 2016 International Tractor semi-truck, was headed north on Highway 355. The semi-truck ran a stop sign and struck the F-150 in the driver side, killing two and injuring an additional unidentified minor.

Conditions at the time were reportedly clear and dry.

The full preliminary fatal crash summary is available HERE.

Accident Location: U.S. Highway 371 and State Highway 355, Nashville, AR, Howard County: