Ryan Chrisman Killed in Truck Accident in Atkins, AR
Pope County, AR — May 14, 2023, Ryan Chrisman was killed following a commercial truck accident at around 8:32 a.m. along Interstate 40.
Preliminary details provided by the Arkansas Department of Public Safety indicate that the crash happened in the area of I-40 mile marker 92 in the Atkins area.
It appears that 41-year-old Ryan Chrisman was the driver of a Peterbilt semi-truck that was going eastbound along I-40. For reasons which have yet to be determined publicly, Chrisman's semi-truck went off the side of the roadway. There, the truck crashed into a culvert, followed by a tree.
As a result of the accident, Chrisman sustained ultimately fatal injuries. It appears no one else was involved in the wreck. Authorities say conditions were clear and dry at the time of the crash. Further information about what exactly caused the deadly truck wreck requires more thorough investigations.