Arkansas State Police released the identity of the victim in this mornings deadly accident on Hwy 63 in Sedgwick.

According to the ASP, Jeffery Watson age 39 of Pocahontas was killed in the accident when the vehicle he was driving crossed into the turn lane striking another vehicle that was waiting to make a turn head-on.

Five people in the second vehicle were injured in the accident according to the ASP report.

The accident happened shortly before 6am according to Arkansas State Police. Sedgwick Fire Department with assistance from Walnut Ridge Fire and multiple ambulance responded. Walnut Ridge Police and Lawrence County Deputies responded for traffic assistance, Arkansas State Police conducted the investigation.

Hwy 63 was closed for an extended period and routed around the accident.