07/18/17  Mountain Home Man Dies When Struck By Car


A Mountain Home man was killed when struck by a car as he attempted to cross a highway in Baxter County. According to the State Police report, 34 year old Joshua Wilkerson of Mountain Home was killed by a westbound car on highway 62 as Wilkerson was crossing the highway.

The report stated that the mishap occurred at the Gassville city limits. The driver of the vehicle, a 2006 Chevrolet was not identified in the report and was not injured.

Weather conditions were clear, the roadway dry at the time of the crash at 11:17 Sunday night. Trooper First Class Jason W. Hooks of the State Police investigated. It was Arkansas' 259. traffic death of 2017.