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Fatal#: 356     Date Rec'd: 07/29/2007     Time Rec'd: 4:41pm     Operator #: C. KOCOUREK  
Accident #: 316     Station Sending SPTD     Date: 07/29/2007     #(1) Killed   #(0) Injured
Date of Accident: 07/26/2007   Time of Accident: 11:00am   Location: U.S. HWY 79  
City: CLARENDON   County: MONROE    
 
KILLED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
FREDDIE YATES (V1)   10/23/1939   405 COLLEGE ST. CLARENDON,AR   M   X      
             
Additional Killed
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. FORD 1994 NB HWY 79 2. KENWORTH 2000 SB HWY 79
3. INTERNATIONAL 1995 SB HWY 79
Additional Vehicles
 
What Happened?     V1 WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON U.S. HWY 79. V2 AND V3 WERE TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON U.S. HWY 79. V1 VEERED ACROSS THE CENTER LINE STRIKING V2'S TRAILER IN THE SB LANE OF TRAFFIC. V1 CONTINUED NB IN THE SB LANE STRIKING V3 IN THE LEFT SIDE. DRIVER OF V1 "YATES" WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD BY DR. JUSTIN CHINWAH ON 07/28/07 AT 1:18PM. DRIVER OF V2 CHARLES MOORE JR. 11/04/56 FROM STUTGART,AR WAS NOT INJURED ALSO DRIVER OF V3 RICKEY SIMMONS 11/10/54 FROM PALESTINE,AR WAS NOT INJURED ALSO.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP JASON L. DOOLEY #217 Agency:  ASP TROOP D
 
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