Benton police investigating fatal motorcycle accident

BENTON, Ark. (KTHV) – The Benton Police Department is investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Sunday.

Around 3:38 p.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle accident at Highway 5 and Leigh Street. Upon arrival, the driver of a motorcycle, 72-year-old Jerry Lynn Garland of Bauxite was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle, a 68-year-old man, was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Benton Police Department Accident Reconstruction Team is still investigating the cause of the crash and further details will be available at a later time.

To report accident or incident information contact the Benton Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 501-776-5947 or 501-315-TIPS.

Stay with THV11 and thv11.com for more details as they become available. 

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