1 Killed, Matthew Meins Injured in Arkansas County, AR, Accident
Arkansas County, AR -- February 22, 2017, one person was killed and Matthew Meins was injured following a single-vehicle accident.
The Arkansas State Police released a preliminary accident report concerning the fatal crash. It occurred around 3:37 p.m. along State Highway 146.
According to police reports, 35-year-old Meins was driving a Toyota eastbound along the highway with an unidentified passenger. For reasons that have yet to be determined, the vehicle veered off the side of the highway. It then collided head-on into a tree before catching fire.
Meins escaped the accident with unspecified injuries, for which he was taken to Baptist Health Hospital. The driver did not survive the crash.
It's currently unclear what factors contributed to the crash. Weather conditions were favorable at the time of the crash. Investigations are ongoing.
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