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Fatal #: 32       Operator #: BILL CLAY  
Accident #: 31     Station Sending TROOP-L     #(1) Deceased   #(1) Injured
Date of Crash: 02/10/2018   Time of Crash: 5:43pm   Location: INTERSTATE 49 NB 51 MM  
City:    County: WASHINGTON    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
JOSEPH PALASAK (1)   57   ROGERS ARKANSAS   M       X  
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
HA NGUYEN (4)   42   BARLING ARKANSAS   F     X    
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. HONDA PILOT 2016 NORTH I-49 2. JEEP CHEROKEE 2003 NORTH I-49
3. NISS MURANO 2005 NORTH I-49 4. TOYT RAV 4 2016 NORTH I-49
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     SEVERAL VEHICLES HAD ALREADY BEEN INVOLVED IN CRASH ON THE BRIDGE. V-1 WAS APART OF ORIGINAL CRASH. PASSENGER OF V-1 EXITED AND WALKED TOWARDS THE REAR OF V-1. V-2 WAS TRAVELING NORTH BOUND ON THE BRIDGE AND LOST CONTROL AND SLID INTO V-1 STRIKING THE PASSENGER WHO HAD EXITED THE VEHICLE. THE IMPACT FORCED THE PASSENGER OVER THE SIDE OF THE BRIDGE. THE OTHER VEHICLES COLLIDED WITH V-2.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLOUDY / FREEZING RAIN  Road Condition:   ICY 
 
Injured Taken To:    WASHIGNTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER   Body Held At:    WASHINGTON COUNTY CORONER'S OFFICE  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TFC.TAYLOR ELKINS 305 Agency:  ARKANSAS STATE POLICE
 
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