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Fatal #: 101       Operator #: BILL CLAY  
Accident #: 94     Station Sending TROOP - A     #(1) Deceased   #(0) Injured
Date of Crash: 03/03/2006   Time of Crash: 10:53pm   Location: I-30 W @ 124 MM  
City: BRYANT   County: SALINE    
 
Deceased
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
RONALD L. KETCHUM (1)   07/25/1946   BONNERDALE, ARKANSAS   M   X      
             
Additional Deceased
1
 
INJURED
Name (Vehicle #) Age City of Residence M/F Driver Passenger Pedestrian
             
Additional Injured
1
 
Vehicle Year Direction Hwy. Vehicle Year Direction Hwy.
1. FORD PK TK 2000 WEST I-30 2. PONT SUNFIRE 1998 WEST I-30
Additional Vehicles
1
 
Initial Narrative     V-2 WAS TRAVELING TOO FAST AND APPROACHED V-1 FROM BEHIND. IN AN ATTEMPT TO AVOID AN ACCIDENT V-2 SWERVED TO THE LEFT AT THE LAST MOMENT, THEN LOST CONTROL AND OVERCORRECTED, V-2 THEN SWERVED BACK INTO V-1, CAUSING V-1 TO OVERTURN SEVERAL TIMES, AND EJECTING THE DRIVER OF V-1. A PASSENGER IN V-1, KERI GRISWELL (DAUGHTER), DOB-09/21/78 FROM TEXAS, WAS NOT INJURED. THE DRIVER OF V-2, TULSA JAMES COLLINS, DOB-10-09-85, OF BENTON, WAS NOT INJURED. THE VICTIM WAS AIR LIFTED BY MED-FLIGHT TO BAPTIST HOSPITAL WHERE HE LATER DIED.  
 
Weather Condition:   CLEAR  Road Condition:   DRY 
 
Injured Taken To:    BAPTIST, LITTLE ROCK   Body Held At:    PULASKI COUNTY CORONERS MORGUE  
 
NOK Notified  Yes Investigating Officer:  CPLTODD BECKWITH 34 Agency:  ARKANSAS STATE POLICE
 
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