Man killed in Region 8 motorcycle crash

MOUNTAIN VIEW, AR (KAIT) - An Arkansas man died when he lost control of his motorcycle on a Region 8 highway.

The crash happened Saturday morning on Highway 5, three miles south of Mountain View.

Arkansas State Police say 60-year-old John Walden of Vilonia apparently left the road and overturned.

Investigators say his 2004 Suzuki motorcycle slid 36 feet before hitting a road sign.

Walden was killed in the crash.

His passenger, 51-year-old Alice Walden of Vilonia, was taken to the Stone County Medical Center.

Investigators say both were wearing helmets.

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