Green County Truck Driver Dies in Crash on Interstate 40 in Arkansas

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CARLISLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a Kentucky truck driver was killed after his tractor-trailer crashed into another semi parked on the side of the road on Interstate 40 in eastern Arkansas.

Arkansas State Police say the crash happened early Thursday at the 188 mile marker on Interstate 40 in Prairie County. According to a preliminary report, 27-year-old James Davis of Greensburg, Ky., was traveling west when he crashed into the parked tractor-trailer.

State police say Davis was killed in the crash. The driver of the parked truck was in the vehicle's sleeper compartment at the time of the crash. He was taken to Baptist Medical Center in North Little Rock.

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