Lawrence County Investigators are investigating a fatal one vehicle accident that happened around 8 am on Lawrence 511 and the intersection of Lawrence 514 between Portia and Clover bend. According to reports, the Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 call reporting the one vehicle accident. AET Ambulance, Portia and Hoxie Fire Departments were dispatched to the scene.

Michael C. Smith of Gum Street in Walnut Ridge was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lawrence County Coroner. The accident is being investigated by the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, the cause of the accident is still unknown at this time.

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