Two men died about 5 a.m. Friday when their vehicles collided near the 18-mile marker of Interstate 30 at Fulton in Hempstead County.
According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Joe William Smith II, 39, of Aledo, TX, was driving eastbound in the westbound lane in a 2019 model GMC truck.
Smith’s truck, in the left lane, ran head-on into a westbound 2020 Toyota driven by Dajuan Ricardo Horton, 28, of Cordova, TN. The Smith vehicle traveled ovee the south side of the road into the median and overturned. The Horton vehicle traveled off the north side of the road before coming to a stop.
Both men died at the scene.
The weather was clear and the road was dry.
Cpl. Christina Bussey investigated the accident for the Arkansas State Police.