• Dennis McCaslin

Boone County man killed when vehicle runs into trailer backing into loading dock in Harrison

The Harrison Police DepArtment says an 85-year-old Boone County man died in an accident early Saturday morning in the 500 block of North Highway 62-65 Bypass in Harrison.

Police say Rex Savage of Harrison was driving a 2005 Nissan Altima north on the highway when he ran in to the trailer of a Freightliner tractor-trailer rig that was backing into the loading dock at Pace Industries in Harrison. Savage ran into the trailer just behind the jacks of the trailer.

Savage was transportered to the North Arkansas Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, according to the Harrison Police Depatment Report filed with the Arkansas State Police.

The investigating officer for the Harrison PD said condiotions were rainy and the roadway was wet at the time of the accident, which occured at 6:20 am.

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