• Dennis McCaslin

Springdale man killed in head-on crash with eighteen-wheeler on Tuesday


A Benton County man was killed on Tuesday when the 2001 Honda Accord he was driving was involved in an offset head-on collision with a 2017 Freightliner on US 71B in Rogers.


The Arkansas State Police identified the victim as Jose Almanza-Anaya, 28, of Springdale. According to the ASP report, Almanza-Anaya was southbound in the 2000 block of South 8th Street (US 71B) when he crossed over into the northbound lane of traffic.


A third vehicle, a 2004 Infinity G35 was also damaged from hitting debris from the initial wreck.


Rogers police officer Wesley Frazier noted conditions were clear and the road was dry at the ttime of the accident, which occurred at 6:51 p.m. on Tuesday.





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