06/22/17  Malvern Man Dies When Mo-Ped Runs Into Car


A Malvern man died of his injuries following the collision of a mo-ped and a car on U.S. Highway 270 at Del Rio Loop. According to the State Police report, 76 year old Lyndal Wuertz of Malvern was killed when the mo-ped he was driving collided with a 2012 Dodge.

The report states that the Dodge was headed eastbound on U.S. 270 at the intersection of Del Rio Loop. The mo-ped was traveling west. Wuertz turned into the side of the Dodge at the intersection. Wuertz was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Hot Spring County Deputy Coroner Arron Davis.

Weather conditions were clear..the roadway dry at the time of the collision at 5:40 pm Tuesday evening. State Trooper First Class Terry Sawyer investigated. Wuertz' death was Arkansas' 222 traffic fatality of the year.