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Fatal#: 390     Date Rec'd: 08/18/2007     Time Rec'd: 4:31am     Operator #: DAWSON  
Accident #: 346     Station Sending SPTH     Date: 08/18/2007     #(01) Killed   #(01) Injured
Date of Accident: 08/17/2007   Time of Accident: 10:16pm   Location: N 6TH ST @ DIVISION STREET  
City: FORT SMITH   County: SEBASTIAN    
 
KILLED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
THOMAS PAUL MCALLISTER (1)   04/10/1975   1216 NORTH 5TH ST., #1, FORT SMITH, AR   M     X    
             
Additional Killed
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. MERC TRACER 1999 WEST DIVISION STREET 2. FORD F250 TK 1990 PARKED N 6TH ST
Additional Vehicles
 
What Happened?     V-1 WAS TRAVELING WEST ON DIVISION STREET AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED WHEN IT FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE AND A STOP SIGN AT THE INTERSECTION. V-1 CROSSED THE STREET, WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND STRUCK A PARKED PICKUP TRUCK. BOTH VEHICLES BURNED. MR. MCALLISTER DIED AS A RESULT OF INJURIES SUSTAINED IN THE ACCIDENT. MR. MEISEN, THE DRIVER OF THE CAR, FLED THE SCENE ON FOOT BUT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY A SHORT TIME LATER.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  SGT. KIRK REDWINE 4090 Agency:  FORT SMITH P.D.
 
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