Christopher Lawrence Killed in Accident at US 71 in Scott County, AR

April 17, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Christopher Lawrence
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 71, Mena, Scott County, Arkansas, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Arkansas State Police
Vehicles Involved
Toyota, Tractor-trailer
US 71
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota collided with a tractor-trailer

What Happened

State Police have information on a crash that killed a driver at US 71 in Scott County, AR on April 17th, 2023. Police say it happened around 5 a.m. According to their information, a Toyota operated by 50-year-old Christopher Lawrence was headed southbound on US 71 before allegedly traveling across a center line. Once the vehicle did so, it collided with a northbound tractor-trailer operated by 50-year-old Eric Scott Jones. Lawrence was pronounced dead at the scene while Jones had injuries considered minor in nature. Additional information was not provided.

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