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VAN BUREN MAN KILLED IN MVA IN FRANKLIN COUNTY MONDAY

Jan 14, 2020 | ,

Icy roads are blamed in a fatality accident that occurred in Franklin County on Monday morning.    The call of the accident came in at 6:30am Monday of an accident at the 24 mile marker east bound on I-40.    Authorities arrived to find a 2007 Toyota passenger car in the ditch of the interstate and the driver still inside the vehicle.    The Arkansas State Police Report shows that the vehicle, driven by Jose Argueta age 61 of Van Buren was traveling eastbound on I-40 near the 24 mile marker when he encountered icy conditions on the bridge of the roadway and lost control of the vehicle.   The vehicle crossed the east end of the bridge and traveled into the other lane eventually exiting the interstate in a southwesterly direction striking a tree on the driver’s side.  The vehicle then struck another tree before coming to rest facing west in the southern ditch of I-40.

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