The Arkansas State Police reported that a man from Melbourne was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred on Hwy 167 near Southside.

The ASP report states that 52 year old Guy Baker was killed when he failed to negotiate a curve, lost control of the motorcycle, left the roadway, and struck a ditch and then a utility pole.

He was taken to White River Medical Center where he passed away.  The accident happened Monday night around 7 pm according to the report.