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Fatal #: 49       Operator #: 3766  
Accident #: 47     Station Sending SPTD     #(1) Deceased   #(3) Injured
Date of Crash: 03/01/2018   Time of Crash: 11:20am   Location: I40WB 269MM  
City: WEST MEMPHIS   County: CRITTENDEN    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
CARLA JEAN BAKER (2)   57   HICKORY FLAT MS   F     X    
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
LYNDLE RAY BAKER (2)   77   HICKORY FLAT MS   M   X      
LEONARD HERRERA (1)   57   LA BLANCA TX   M   X      
ABDOUL YESSOUFOU (3)   38   MEMPHIS TN   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. KENWORTH 2015 WEST I40 2. DODGE RAM 2003 WEST I40
3. NISSAN FRONTIER 2004 WEST I40 4. FREIGHTLINER 2014 WEST I40
Additional Vehicles
1 VEHICLE : VOLVO (5) YEAR: 2016 DIRECTION : WEST HWY : I40
 
Initial Narrative     V1 WAS TRAVELING I40WB APPROACHING 269MM. V2 V3 V4 V5 WERE ALSO TRAVELING WESTBOUND BUT WERE STOPPED FOR TRAFFIC CONGESTION. V1 STRUCK THE REAR OF V2 CAUSING A CHAIN REACTION WITH V3 V4 AND V5.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLOUDY  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    REGIONAL ONE METHODIST UNIVERSITY   Body Held At:    WOLFE BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  TRP.STEVEN PAYTON 561 Agency:  ARKANSAS STATE POLICE
 
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