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Fatal #: 46       Operator #: 3720  
Accident #: 43     Station Sending SPTH     #(1) Deceased   #(1) Injured
Date of Crash: 02/04/2008   Time of Crash: 10:25am   Location: I-40E @ 23MM  
City:    County: CRAWFORD    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
RICHARD C. LEBOW (V-1)   06/06/1956   OZARK, AR   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
MANVEL GARIBYAN (V-2)   05/07/1963   238E SANTA ANA AVE #205   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. FORD CROWN VIC 2006 WEST I-40 2. VOLVO TTL 2003 WEST I-40
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-1, OPERATED BY SGT. RICK LEBOW WITH THE ARKANSAS STATE POLICE, WAS WESTBOUND ON I-40 WHEN HIS PATROL CAR CROSSED THE GRASSY MEDIAN FOR REASONS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME. AFTER CROSSING THE MEDIAN AND ENTERING THE EASTBOUND LANES THE FRONT OF THE PATROL CAR STRUCK THE FRONT OF V-2 THAT WAS EASTBOUND ON I-40 IN THE RIGHT HAND LANE OF TRAFFIC. V-2 CAUGHT FIRE AND BURNED. SGT. LEBOW DIED AT THE SCENE FROM INJURIES CAUSED BY THE ACCIDENT.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST. EDWARD'S HOSPITAL-FT. SMITH, AR   Body Held At:    STATE CRIME LAB  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  SGT.JASON W AARON 250 Agency:  ASP
 
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