Region 8 man killed in a two car accident

JACKSON COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man who killed after the car he was driving was slammed into by someone trying to pass.

The accident happened on Highway 37 at South Street in Beedeville around 6 o'clock Tuesday morning.

According to the Arkansas State Police, Robert Nick was attempting to pass Horace Pearle, when police say Pearle attempted to make a left turn. Nick slammed into the side of Pearle causing the truck to overturn.

Pearle was killed in the accident. The ASP report says Pearle was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. No word yet on if Nick was wearing his seatbelt.

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