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Fatal #: 399       Operator #: 3720  
Accident #: 372     Station Sending SPTH     #(1) Deceased   #(0) Injured
Date of Crash: 09/09/2008   Time of Crash: 10:44pm   Location: I-540N @ 1MM  
City: VAN BUREN   County: CRAWFORD    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
ROBERT WAYNE STAGGS (1)   09/16/1966   133 OLD HWY 64S KNOXVILLE, AR   M   X      
             
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. HARLEY DAVIDSON MC 2003 NORTH I-540 2. CHEV PK 1999 NORTH I-540
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-1 WAS NORTHBOUND ON I-540 NEAR THE 1MM, DRIVER LEFT THE ROADWAY TO THE LEFT SIDE, AND STRUCK A BRIDGE ABUTMENT, CAUSING THE MOTORCYCLE TO BECOME AIR-BORNE, AND THE DRIVER WAS THROWN OFF OF THE MOTORCYCLE. DRIVER'S BODY CAME TO REST IN THE TRAFFIC LANE, AND WAS STRUCK BY V-2. MR.SKAGGS DIED AT THE ACCIDENT SCENE AND WAS PRONOUNCED AT THE SCENE BY CRAWFORD COUNTY CORONER. NOT INJURED: ORVIL HYATT 3/29/45 (M) 3926 NO BRANCH HOLLOW RD VAN BUREN, AR  
 
Weather Condition:   CLOUDY  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:       Body Held At:    BEASLEY EMBALMING-VAN BUREN  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  SR CPLOLEN CRAIG 314 Agency:  ASP
 
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