Searcy, AR — There was a major collision between two pickup trucks and a semi-truck that left one man dead on Tuesday afternoon. Scotty Downs, 55, from Cave City was killed near Searcy after his pickup truck was hit by another pickup, which was pushed into the path of a semi-truck.
The accident happened along U.S. Highway 67, near the 48 mile marker at about 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11. Downs’ pickup truck broke down and stopped along U.S. 67, ASP reported. He was hit from behind by a second pickup truck, which ejected Downs from the cab and killed him.
The second pickup truck spun into oncoming traffic on U.S. 67, where it was hit by a semi-truck. The collision didn’t injure either of those drivers, but Downs passed away immediately.
The accident is still being investigated, it appears, by the ASP.