Boating accident claims life of Region 8 man

BIGGERS REYNO, AR (KAIT) – A Doniphan, Missouri, man drowned Tuesday afternoon.

According to the Randolph County Sheriff's Department, it happened on the Current River about ¼ mile above the Highway 328 East Bridge.

Around 2:30 p.m. the sheriff's department, along with the Biggers Reyno Fire Department, was called to the scene of a boating accident.  When they arrived, they found 75-year-old Howard Jackson of Doniphan dead.

The sheriff's department and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission are investigating.

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