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Region 8 man injured in ATV accident, Air-evac called

BIGGERS, AR (KAIT)- The Biggers Reyno Fire Department and Randolph County Sheriff's Office were on scene of a serious ATV accident in the northern part of Biggers.

Arkansas State Police are investigating the incident, which police said Saturday night happened in a nearby field. According to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, Kevin Smith of Biggers called 911 to report an accident. He told dispatchers that he had no feeling in his legs. He has been evacuated to a hospital in Memphis.

At 8:30, firefighters and sheriff's deputies arrived on scene at Biggers-Reyno Road just north of Biggers. Tribble said Smith's wife also called 911 when she received word of the accident.

Tribble said more details will be released when Smith arrives in Memphis. Region 8 News will continue tracking this story and update it as information becomes available.

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