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Fatal #: 13       Operator #: 3842  
Accident #: 13     Station Sending SPTH     #(1) Deceased   #(0) Injured
Date of Crash: 01/13/2020   Time of Crash: 6:31am   Location: I40 EASTBOUND 24MM  
City: RURAL FRANKLIN   County: FRANKLIN    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
JOSE ARGUETA (1)   61   VAN BUREN AR   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
NAME: () AGE: UNKNOWN RESIDENCE: M/F: DRIVER: PASSENGER: PEDESTRIAN:
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. TOYOTA 2007 EAST I40
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V1 WAS TRAVELING EASTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 40 NEAR THE 24MM. THE ROADWAY SURFACE CONDITIONS WERE ICY. AS V1 CROSSED THE EAST END OF THE BRIDGE THE DRIVER LOST CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE TRAVELED INTO THE OTHER LANE EVENTUALLY EXITING THE INTERSTATE FACING A SOUTHWESTERLY DIRECTION. THE DRIVER COULD NOT REGAIN CONTROL AND IMPACTED A TREE ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE. THE VEHICLE STRUCK ANOTHER TREE BEFORE COMING TO FINAL REST FACING WESTBOUND IN THE SOUTHERN DITCH OF INTERSTATE 40.   
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   ICE 
 
Injured Taken To:    N/A   Body Held At:    SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP JAMES O RAY 238 Agency:  ASP
 
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