07/21/17  Pedestrian Killed While Attempting To Cross Highway


A Rogers, Arkansas man was struck and killed trying to cross a highway in Benton County on Wednesday night.

According to a State Police report, 45 year old Gregory D. Brandon of Rogers was walking northbound on U.S. 71 and attempted to cross the road in front of a pick up truck. Brandon was taken to a Bentonville hospital where he died of his injuries. The driver of the truck was not identified in the report.

Weather conditions were clear, the roadway dry at the time of the crash at 10:30 Wednesday night. The Roger PD investigated. It was Arkansas' 262 traffic fatality of the year.