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Fatal #: 267       Operator #: Dawson  
Accident #: 246     Station Sending SPTJ     #(01) Deceased   #(00) Injured
Date of Crash: 06/21/2008   Time of Crash: 5:59pm   Location: S. TAMPA AVE AT 16TH ST.,  
City: RUSSELLVILLE   County: POPE    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
ELMER SANT MARIA ESPINOZA (1)   09/27/1983   2505 EAST 17TH ST., RUSSELLVILLE, AR          
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. SUZUKI MOTORCYCLE 2000 SOUTH TAMPA AVENUE 2. TOYT CAM 1994 EAST EAST 16TH ST.
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     DV-1, ESPINOZA WAS SOUTHBOUND ON TAMPA STREET AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED. V-2 WAS EASTBOUND ON EAST 16TH STREET. WHEN ESPINOZA TRIED TO STOP FOR A STOP SIGN HE LOST CONTROL LAYING THE MOTORCYCLE OVER. THE SUBJECT WAS EJECTED FROM THE BIKE AND ENDED UP UNDERNEATH V-2. V-2 WAS STOPPED AT THE TIME AND THE TIRES DID NOT ROLL OVER ESPINOZA. ESPINOZA WAS TAKEN TO ST. MARY'S AND LATER TRANSFERRED TO UAMS WHERE HE DIED DURING SURGERY.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR/SUNNY  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST. MARY'S IN RUSSELLVILLE AND LATER TRANSFERRED TO UAMS, IN   Body Held At:    UAMS  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  PTL GOECKNE 8245 Agency:  RUSSELLVILLE P.D.
 
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