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Fatal #: 454       Operator #: 3704  
Accident #: 421     Station Sending SPTI     #(1) Deceased   #(3) Injured
Date of Crash: 10/09/2008   Time of Crash: 1:50pm   Location: U.S. HWY 62  
City: VIOLA   County: FULTON    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
STEVEN D. RUTECKI (2)   01/30/1980   121 WILLIOW BROOK DRIVE MT. HOME, AR   M     X    
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
CHASITY D. LAWING (1)   05/09/1982   409 POWERS ST MT. HOME, AR   F   X      
ETHAN PACKETT (1)   Unknown   409 POWERS ST MT. HOME, AR   M     X    
CALEB J. LARD (2)   01/02/1987   1322 MEADOW BROOK DRIVE MT. HOME, AR   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. MAZDA 2006 EAST 62 2. NISSAN 2002 EAST 62
3. KENWORTH TRUCK/TRAILER 1997 WEST 62
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     VEH 1 AND VEH 2 BOTH TRAVELING EAST ON HWY 62. VEH 3 TRAVELING WEST ON HWY 62 FAILED TO NEGOTIATE A CURVE, LOST CONTROL AND OVERTURNED. SPILLING HIS LOAD INTO EAST BOUND LANE. VEH 1 TRAVELED OFF HWY AND OVERTURNED. VEH 2 TRAVELED OFF HWY AND STRUCK A POWER POLE. NOT INJURED VEH 3 DRIVER ROY CHOATE 01/07/61, 11028 ERBY RD HARRISON, AR. (ETHAN PACKETT AGE 2)  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    BAXTER MEDICAL CENTER & ST. JOHNS IN SPRINGFIELD, MO   Body Held At:    BAXTER COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER MT. HOME, AR  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  CPLKENNETH FOLEY 422 Agency:  AR STATE POLICE
 
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