Springdale Man Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident

Springdale Man Killed in 18-Wheeler Accident

56-year-old Jerry Wayne Harvey died in the wreck Thursday night.

WASHINGTON COUNTY, AR-- A Springdale man is dead after the 18-wheeler he was driving flipped over in Washington County Thursday night.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, 56-year-old Jerry Wayne Harvey was southbound on Hazel Valley Road just before 11 p.m. Thursday pulling a trailer loaded with empty poultry containers in a Freightliner truck owned by George's, Inc.

Investigators say Harvey's load shifted after he crossed the center line and tried to get back into the correct lane, causing the truck and trailer to overturn completely on its top.

Harvey was taken to Washington Regional Medical Center but later died from his injuries.

According to an Arkansas State Police accident report it was raining with fog at the time of the crash and the road was wet.

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