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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Arkansas State Police releases details of Yell County Fourth of July motorcycle wreck south of Ola

The Arkansas State Police has released details of a Fourth of July motorcycle wreck that took the life of a 74 year-old Pulaski County man on Scenic State Highway south of Ola in Yell County.

Officials identified the victim as R.H. Dixon of Mabelvale. Police say the accident reconstruction shows Dixon was travel south on State Highway 7 when he failed to negotiate a right curve on a downhill slope and ran off the roadway to the left. The motorcycle traveled up an embankment and Dixon was thrown from the bike when it went down on its right side.

Trooper Adrienne Belcher say conditions were cloudy but the roadway was dry at the time of the accident/ The report fails to give a time for the accident and the scene was discovered by passing motorists and reported to the ASP.

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