2 dead after weekend motorcycle crash

SEARCY, AR (KAIT) – Two people have died following a motorcycle crash over the weekend.

According to Arkansas State Police, Benjamin Stracener, 23, of Searcy and Samantha Fowler, 19, of Bald Knob died in the crash Saturday afternoon.

Police state Stracener was driving the motorcycle while merging onto U.S. Highway 67/167 heading north around the 45 mile marker near Searcy. The motorcycle lost control, crossed both lanes and hit guard cables.

Copyright 2014 KAIT. All rights reserved.