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Fatal #: 614, 615 & 616       Operator #: BILL CLAY  
Accident #: 551     Station Sending TROOP - L     #(3) Deceased   #(2) Injured
Date of Crash: 12/12/2006   Time of Crash: 11:00pm   Location: I-540 S OF WALNUT STREET  
City: ROGERS   County: BENTON    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
RODOLFO GARCIA (1)   04/15/1985   ROGERS, ARKANSAS   M   X      
HECTOR MEJIA (1)   08/17/1988   ROGERS, ARKANSAS   M     X    
FRANCISCO ESPINOZA (1)   12/02/1989   ROGERS, ARKANSAS   M     X    
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
JOSE GONZALEZ (1)   06/15/1990   ROGERS, ARKANSAS   M     X    
NICK GOEDEREIS (2)   12/05/1984   FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS   M   X      
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. DODGE NEON 2002 NORTH I-540 2. CHEV PK TK 1998 SOUTH I-540
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-1 WAS TRAVELING AT A HIGH RATE OF SPEED, LOST CONTROL AND SKIDDED INTO THE MEDIAN, THEN BECAME AIRBORNE, IT THEN STRUCK V-2 HEAD-ON. V-1 THEN ROLLED OVER AND EJECTED ESPINOZA AND GONZALEZ.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    ST. MARY'S & NW REG MED CTR   Body Held At:    BENTON CO. FUNERAL HOME, ROGERS, AR  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  CPL.W K TREVATHAN 150 Agency:  ARKANSAS STATE POLICE
 
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