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Fatal#: 338     Date Rec'd: 07/21/2007     Time Rec'd: 1:07am     Operator #: BILL CLAY  
Accident #: 299     Station Sending TROOP-K     Date: 07/21/2007     #(1) Killed   #(0) Injured
Date of Accident: 07/20/2007   Time of Accident: 7:48pm   Location: 2800 BLK OF ALBERT PIKE  
City: HOT SPRINGS   County: GARLAND    
 
KILLED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
RICKY D. POSTELL (1)   12/05/1961   HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS   M        
             
Additional Killed
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. FORD PK TK 2002 WEST ALBERT PIKE
Additional Vehicles
 
What Happened?     V-1 WAS TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED & FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE. V-1 CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK THE GUARD RAIL OF THE BRIDGE WHERE THE DRIVER WAS EJECTED. THE DRIVER WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE SCENE.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLOUDY  Road Condition:   WET 
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  OFC. SCOTT HECKE 177 Agency:  HOT SPRINGS POLICE DEPT.
 
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