Authorities are confirming that one person has been killed in an early morning accident that occurred shortly after 5:30 am. The Smithville Volunteer Fire Department, Imboden Volunteer Fire Department, and Pro Med ambulance were requested to a one vehicle rollover accident just outside of Smithville, near County Road 149.
Units arrived on scene at 5:40 am to find an unresponsive male trapped inside the overturned vehicle. Fire fighters worked to remove the victim from the wreckage and at 5:50 am the coroner was requested to the scene. Lawrence County Sheriffâ€™s Department along with Arkansas State Police were also called to the scene.
The accident is being invetsigated by the Arkansas State Police. The name of the victim hasnâ€™t been released pending conclusion of the investigation and notification of next of kin.
As of 7:00 am. units are still on scene, use caution if traveling through the area.
For more information on the I,Bowden Fire Department visit www.imbodenarkansas.com/