One man dead in weekend big rig crash

FAIR OAKS, AR (KAIT) – A one vehicle crash involving a Freightliner in Woodruff County results in the death of a Prairie County man.

According to Arkansas State Police, Jimmy K. Schwede, 50, of Biscoe was traveling on US Highway 49 just south of Fair Oaks, AR Sunday morning at 8:50 when the crash happened.

Police say the Freightliner Schwede was driving left the road and struck several trees.

The police report indicates road conditions were dry at the time of the crash.

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