Subscribe Register Login

Monday, September 22, 2014, 7:42 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Driver killed, passenger hurt when pickup overturns

By Gavin Lesnick

This article was published December 5, 2012 at 6:26 a.m.

— A driver was killed and a passenger hurt Tuesday night in Jackson County when a pickup struck a culvert and overturned, authorities said.

Arkansas State Police say Christopher Dunn, 34, of Newport was driving a 1994 Chevy pickup south on Arkansas 17 in Diaz when the truck left the road about 7:30 p.m.

According to a preliminary report, the pickup then struck a culvert and overturned. The roadway was reportedly wet at the time.

Dunn died from unspecified injuries. A passenger, identified as Leah McGinnis, 34, of Newport, was taken to Harris Hospital in Newport. No information on her condition was released.

Dunn is the 508th person to die in a traffic accident in Arkansas so far this year, according to preliminary figures.

Comments on: Driver killed, passenger hurt when pickup overturns

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Architect

    architect-The Stuttgart School District is seeking an archit...
    STUTTGART, AR

  • Liquid sales manager

    Are you searching for a rewarding career with a growing, fas...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Clinic manager

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is seeking qualified app...
    SPRINGDALE, AR

  • Cna's

    ashley health and rehabilitation is accepting applications f...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Teacher

    Riverview School District is accepting applications for a Sp...
    SEARCY, AR

Search 970 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online