Scotty Ray Cossey Killed in Bee Branch, AR, Accident
Bee Branch, AR -- March 11, 2017, Scotty Ray Cossey was killed due to an accident in which his vehicle crashed off the highway.
According to a preliminary report released by the Arkansas State Police, 37-year-old Cossey was driving a 2006 Lincoln LS southbound along US Highway 65.
About a mile north of Highway 92, at around 5:00 p.m. Cossey's vehicle somehow veered over the center traffic line into northbound lanes. It then went back over to the right and off the shoulder where it crashed into a guardrail. The car went over the rail, into a ditch, and crashed into an embankment.
As a result of the collision, Cossey was left in critical condition. EMS transported him to UAMS for intensive care, but he eventually died there.
Authorities mentioned that it was raining at the time, though it's unclear exactly what factors contributed to the accident. Investigations are currently ongoing.
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