One killed in Friday night accident

PEMISCOT COUNTY, AR (KAIT)- A man died Friday night after his pickup truck was hit head-on by an SUV.

William Stokes, 76, of Piggott was struck by a Chevrolet Tahoe near Peach Orchard around 5:20 p.m. Friday. Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers say the driver of the Tahoe pulled into the path of Stokes, who was driving GMC Sierra pickup truck.

Stokes was taken to Twin River Medical Center where he eventually died. The driver and passenger of the Tahoe were listed as having minor injuries.

All of those involved were not wearing seat belts, according to MSHP.

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