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Local Man Loses Life in Fatal Motorcycle Accident

BY MELANIE BUCK –

A Mena man lost his life in a fatal accident that occurred on U.S. Hwy. 71, in front of the Subway Restaurant, just after 7 a.m. on Wednesday, April 29.

According to Mena Police Department, who worked the accident, James Richards, age 52, of Mena, was traveling south on Hwy. 71 when his motorcycle collided with a Ford Ranger pickup, driven by Krystal Jacobs, age 25, of Cove.

Richards was transported by SouthWest EMS to Mena Regional Health System where he passed as a result of his injuries.

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One comment

  1. I’ve seen way too many people driving without the slightest awareness of their surroundings. Very tragic day for both parties involved.

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