Louisiana man dies in Arkansas ATV accident

COLUMBIA County, Ark. - A Louisiana man died Monday afternoon in an accident involving an ATV and an 18-wheeler in Columbia County, Arkansas.

According to the Arkansas State Police fatality report, the accident occurred Monday, June 19, 2017, around 3:15 p.m. on highway 79, one mile north of the Louisiana state line.

A Suzuki ATV driven by Jeffrey Hunter, age 23 of Haynesville, La, was traveling northbound on the shoulder alongside an 18-wheeler.

The ATV attempted to make a U-turn and collided with the 18-wheeler.

Hunter was pronounced dead at the scene.


The crash remains under investigation.

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