Region 8 man killed in motorcycle accident

NEWARK, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 man was killed when his motorcycle hit an oncoming car head-on.

The accident happened around 5:30 Tuesday evening on highway 69 in Newark in Independence County.

According to Arkansas State Police, 53-year-old Terry Long of Batesville was westbound on Highway 69 when another car driven by Brandy Mann, crossed the center line and hit Long head-on.

A passenger on the motorcycle, Anita Long of Batesville, was also injured in the accident. The driver of the car was not injured.

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