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Fatal #: 517 518 519 520       Operator #: 3863  
Accident #: 460     Station Sending SPTG     #(4) Deceased   #(2) Injured
Date of Crash: 11/10/2009   Time of Crash: 2:30am   Location: I-30W @ 4.2 MM  
City:    County: MILLER    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
VAUGHN R. GENTRY (1)   04/12/1966   4700 WIMBLETON WAY #3123 DALLAS TX   M        
ALBERT W. PRUITT (1)   09/26/1958   15130 MARSH LN. ADDISON TX   M        
VICTORY J. BARKER (2)   08/14/1945   3910 CENTRAL AVE. HOT SPRINGS AR   M     X    
WALTER W. CARPENTER (2)   07/17/1932   801 ILLINOIS AVE. HOT SPRINGS AR   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
CASEY WALSH (4)   03/25/1995   5687 CR 3036 NAVASOTA TX   M     X    
JEREMY HAMILTON (4)   01/14/1994   2310 LOCKSHIRE DR. MANSFIELD TX   M     X    
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. FREIGHTLINER 2005 WEST I-30 2. MERCURY 2005 WEST I-30
3. INTERNATIONAL 2006 WEST I-30 4. DODGE 2006 WEST I-30
Additional Vehicles
1 VEHICLE : FRHT TTL (5) YEAR: 2010 DIRECTION : WEST HWY : I-30
 
Initial Narrative     VEHICLES 2 THROUGH 5 WERE STOPPED AT THE END OF TRAFFIC IN THE WESTBOUND LANE OF I-30 IN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. DRIVER OF V-1 WAS TRAVELING WEST COMING INTO THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE AND DID NOT STOP. V-1 COLLIDED WITH THE REAR OF V-2 WHICH CAUSED AN EXPLOSION SETTING THE TWO VEHICLES ON FIRE. THE IMPACT CAUSED V-2 TO IMPACT THE REAR OF V-3. V-3 STRUCK V-4 WHICH STRUCK V-5. IT IS UNKNOWN WHICH SUBJECT WAS DRIVING V-1. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THE OCCUPANTS OF V-1 AND V-2 WERE WEARING SEATBELTS DUE TO THE MAGNITUDE OF THE FIRE. THE FOLLOWING DRIVERS WERE NOT INJURED: V-3 JANE BRUCE DOB/041069 V-4 GREG WALSH DOB/112066 AND V-5 HARRY WILLIAM DOB/060168. THESE THREE DRIVERS WERE WEARING SEATBELTS.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST MICHAELS ER TEXARKANA   Body Held At:      
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP.JOHN G TALLEY 252 Agency:  ARKANSAS STATE POLICE
 
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