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Fatal #: 246       Operator #: 3842  
Accident #: 222     Station Sending SPTK     #(1) Deceased   #(1) Injured
Date of Crash: 07/18/2010   Time of Crash: 12:45pm   Location: HWY 71 1MI N OF COVE  
City:    County: POLK    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
CHARLES J NICHOLS (2)   12/04/1918   191 HWY 246 HATFIELD AR 71945   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
JOSEPH W SCANSY (1)   03/05/1947   209 POLK 21 COVE AR 71937   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. GMC 1985 SOUTH HWY 71 2. BUICK 1995 NORTH HWY 71
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V2 WAS NORTH ON HWY 71 NORTH OF COVE NEAR THE 21 MILE MARKER. V1 WAS SOUTH ON HWY 71 NORTH OF COVE. V1 CROSSED TEH CENTER LINE AND ENTERED THE NORTH BOUND LANE COLLIDING WITH V2.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST EDWARDS HOSPITAL FORT SMITH   Body Held At:    BEASLEY-WOOD FUNERAL HOME MENA  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TROOPERBENJAMIN W HARRISON 397 Agency:  ASP- TROOP K
 
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