According to ASP a Batesville man was killed early Thursday morning in a one-car accident on Hwy 106 in Independence County.
According to the Arkansas State Police Preliminary Fatal Crash Summary, Carson J. Davis, 26, was killed after traveling eastbound on Hwy 106 when his 2006 Maxima ran off the roadway and struck a concrete bridge causing the vehicle to overturn. The Maxima then struck the embankment of the creek with its front, coming to a final rest on its top facing a southern direction, according to the report.
The accident occurred around 1:45 a.m. Weather and road conditions were clear and dry, according to the summary.
The report indicated this was the 198th traffic fatality in Arkansas this year, the report noted.