Wreck kills one in Sharp County

EVENING SHADE, AR (KAIT) - A one vehicle accident over the weekend in Sharp County has killed a local man.

According to the Arkansas State Police, 78-year old Richard Bekke of Sulphur Rock was traveling southbound on Highway 167 about 2 miles north of Evening Shade when his car ran off the roadway after failing to negotiate a curve and hit an embankment.  The car then became airborne and rolled over before landing right side up.

Bekke was taken to the White River Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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