Man struck in head with metal object while driving, causes fatal accident

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 man dies after an accident in Jackson County.

According to Arkansas State Police, 68-year old Larry Riley of Newport was driving on Highway 224 near Newport just past 1:30 p.m. Tuesday when a metal object hit his windshield and then hit Riley in the head.

No other vehicles were involved in the wreck and police aren't saying exactly what the object was that hit Riley's vehicle.

We'll have more on this story coming up on Good Morning Region 8.

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