James Stripling Killed in Accident at I-55 in Mississippi County, AR

September 21, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
James Stripling
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-55, Turrell, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Arkansas State Police
Vehicles Involved
Tractor-Trailer x2, Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-Trailer x2, Toyota Camry and a Ford Fusion were involved in a collision

What Happened

Arkansas State Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead at I-55 in Mississippi County, AR on September 21st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. Investigators say a tractor-trailer traveling though a constriction zone as a pedestrian was allegedly in or near a northbound lane of travel. Police say the pedestrian was struck by the truck before also being struck by a Toyota Camry, Ford Fusion and second tractor-trailer. The pedestrian, identified as 31-year-old James Stripling, suffered fatal injuries in the incident. Additional information was not immediately available.

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