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Fatal #: 454       Operator #: BILL CLAY  
Accident #: 417     Station Sending SPTB     #(1) Deceased   #(0) Injured
Date of Crash: 10/22/2011   Time of Crash: 9:41am   Location: BOWELL ST @ HWY 69  
City: BATESVILLE   County: INDEPENDENCE    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
MELVIN L. ETHRIDGE (1)   04/13/1932   BATESVILLE ARKANSAS   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. NISS PK 1992 WEST BOSWELL ST
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-1 WAS WESTBOUND ON BOSWELL STREET WHEN THE DRIVER FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE AND RAN OFF THE ROAD AND HIT A RETAINING WALL. THE DRIVER WAS TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE HE DIED LATER THAT DAY.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    WHITE RIVER MED CTR.   Body Held At:    WHITE RIVER MED CTR.  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  DEPUTYBRIAN LUETSCHWAGER 138 Agency:  INDEPENDENCE CO SO
 
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