Man killed while passing slower vehicles

CROSS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) – Police say a West Memphis man was killed Thursday in a vehicle accident.

According to the Arkansas State Police, William Melton, 45, was passing other vehicles in his 1999 Buick north bound on Highway 1 when he stuck a 1992 Peterbilt Truck head on.

ASP says Melton was killed, but the Truck driver walked away from the incident with no injuries. Melton was not wearing a seatbelt.

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