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Crashes in state kill 4 people

by The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | July 9, 2021 at 6:50 a.m.
Fatal wrecks in Arkansas

Two Oklahoma women died Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 40 in rural Crawford County, according to an Arkansas State Police report.

Tracy Boshers, 48, of Bixby, Okla., died after the 2000 Ford Excursion she was driving westexperienced a tire failure and veered out of control, the report states. The vehicle ran into the median and overturned several times, coming to rest in the eastbound lanes of the highway, it read.

Karli Boshers, 21, of Bixby, Okla, also died in the crash. Two children, unidentified in the report, were injured in the crash.

The crash occurred around 7:22 p.m., the report read. Conditions at the time of the crash were clear and dry.

A 31-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon when his moped was run over by a pickup on Sinai Road in Conway, according to a state police preliminary crash summary.

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About 5 p.m., Francis Doyle, of Conway, was riding a 2020 Tao Tao moped eastbound on the street when he crossed into the westbound lane while negotiating a curve and the moped fell on its side, the report read. An oncoming 2008 Ford F250 attempted to veer around the moped but was unsuccessful, it states.

Conditions at the time of the crash were clear and dry, the summary read.

A pedestrian died Tuesday when he was struck by a vehicle while jogging along the U.S. 167 bypass in Sheridan, state police reported.

Roy Lamb, 67, of Sheridan was struck by a 2018 Dodge that was backing up on the highway's southbound shoulder at about 9:36 a.m., the report read.

He was transported to UAMS, where he died from his injuries, according to the report. Conditions were clear and dry at the time of the incident, which was investigated by the Sheridan Police Department.

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