12/19/16   Pickup 18-Wheeler Head-on Claims Number 515


Arkansas recorded its 515th traffic fatality of the year with the death of a Friendship, Arkansas man on Thursday in Hot Spring County. According to State Police report, 74 year old Oscar L. Caldwell Jr. died of the injuries he suffered when a 2010 Dodge he was driving south on U.S. 67, crossed the center line and struck a northbound 2016 Peterbilt truck.

The driver of the truck was not identified. The weather conditions were clear, the roadway dry at the time of the crash Thursday afternoon at 3:44. State Trooper first class M.T. Williams investigated.