Man dead after hitting tree in Cleburne Co.

TUMBLING SHOALS, AR(KAIT) – A Heber Springs man has died following a one vehicle accident early Thursdaymorning.

According toArkansas State Police, Melton Wiedeman, 54, was driving north on Highway 25just before 1a.

Police say Wiedemanwas negotiating a curve when his SUV went off the road and hit a tree.

The crash reportindicates he was not wearing a seat belt.

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