William Goodson Killed; Clifton Harris Injured in Accident at US Hwy 79 in Lee County, AR

September 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
William Goodson
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

US Hwy 79, Lee County, AR

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Arkansas State Patrol
Vehicles Involved
Toyota Tacoma, Mack Semi-Truck
US Hwy 79
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries (1), undisclosed injuries (1)

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Toyota Tacoma and a Mack Semi-Truck were involved in a collision

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at US Hwy 79 in Lee County, AR on September 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 10:40 a.m. According to investigators, a Toyota Tacoma operated by 85-year-old William Goodson was southbound on Hwy 79 before making a u-turn into the path of a semi-truck operated by 86-year-old Clifton Harris. The two vehicles collided, leaving Goodson with fatal injuries. Harris suffered undisclosed injuries, according to sources. Additional information was not immediately available.

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