Car strikes overpass support, man dies

WHITE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – A Region 8 man dies after being ejected from his car.

According to Arkansas State Police, John Heier Jr., 53, of Newport was driving southbound on  Highway 67 south near the 57 mile marker when his 2004 Buick ran off the roadway and struck an overpass support.

The White County Coroner pronounced Heier dead at the scene.

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