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Fatal#: 519     Date Rec'd: 10/22/2007     Time Rec'd: 8:24am     Operator #: 3720  
Accident #: 465     Station Sending SPTI     Date: 10/22/2007     #(1) Killed   #(1) Injured
Date of Accident: 10/21/2007   Time of Accident: 1:40pm   Location: HWY 62 1.8MI W OF SALEM  
City:    County: FULTON    
 
KILLED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
HURSHEL B. BENTLEY (V-1)   01/21/1957   307 CREOR CREST GAMALIEL, AR   M   X      
             
Additional Killed
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. SUZI MC 2005 WEST 62 2. CHEV TAHOE 2007 EAST 62
3. FORD ESCAPE 2006 WEST 62 4. FORD PK 2006 WEST 62
Additional Vehicles
 
What Happened?     V-1 WAS WESTBOUND ON US 62 NEGOTIATING A CURVE WHEN HE CROSSED THE CENTERLINE AND HIT V-2 HEAD ON. MR.BENTLEY WAS THROWN FROM THE MOTORCYCLE AND WAS STRUCK BY V-3 DRIVEN BY JOHNNY CLAYTON OF VIOLA, AR. V-4 DRIVEN BY GARY ARWOOD OF MTN HOME STRUCK THE MOTORCYCLE. CLAYTON/ARWOOD WERE NOT INJURED. MR.BENTLEY WAS WEARING A HELMET.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  CPL RONNIE D STEWART 271 Agency:  ASP
 
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