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Horatio Man Killed In Tractor Trailer Overturn Near Wickes

(WICKES)  A 34 year old Horatio man was killed in a motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 71 South on Thursday morning near Wickes.

Jonathan C. Smith was travelling South on US 71 when he drifted to the left and crossed the center line and tried to regain control and overturned in the process.

The 2010 Mack semi was hauling a load of chickens, thus creating an extensive cleanup of the roadway and surrounding properties.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene and it was the 286th fatality in Arkansas during 2019 alone.

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