BY LEANN DILBECK –A single vehicle accident today along Hwy 375 has claimed the life of 37-year old Timothy Copelin of Mena.
Arkansas State Police and local law enforcement responded to the accident on Hwy 375 at approximately 12:45p.m. today. The Fatal Crash Report filed by ASP Trooper Mickey Simmons said that Copelin was driving his 1996 GEO Tracker when he drifted off into the ditch and then over-corrected and then over-turned.
Copelin was ejected from the vehicle. He was transported to Mena Regional Health System but later died from injuries sustained in the accident.