Motorcyclist killed in crash - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Motorcyclist killed in crash

LETONA, AR (KAIT) – A Searcy man died Wednesday night when his motorcycle crashed into a tree.

Arkansas State Police Corporal Lindy Cartwright reported the crash happened at 11:25 p.m. in the 1000-block of Highway 310, also known as Pickens Chapel Road, near Letona.

Jerry A. Sarrels, 43, was eastbound when he lost control of his 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle on a curve.

Cartwright said Sarrels' motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree.

Sarrels body was taken to Powell Funeral Home in Searcy.

At the time of the crash, Cartwright reported the road conditions were dry and the weather was clear.

Copyright 2014 KAIT. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Lawmaker pushes for 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections

    Lawmaker pushes for 17-year-olds to vote in primary elections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:13:18 GMT

    A Northwest Arkansas lawmaker is supporting a plan to give 17-year-olds the right to vote during primary elections, saying it will give people an added voice in deciding who represents them from Congress to the city hall. 

    A Northwest Arkansas lawmaker is supporting a plan to give 17-year-olds the right to vote during primary elections, saying it will give people an added voice in deciding who represents them from Congress to the city hall. 

  • Two arrested after drug bust near church

    Two arrested after drug bust near church

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:09 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:09:10 GMT
    Danny Rojas (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)Danny Rojas (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)
    Danny Rojas (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)Danny Rojas (Source: Greene Co. Sheriff's Department via Vinelink)

    Two people were in custody Thursday after they reportedly were caught with drugs in an alley near a church in Marmaduke, Greene County Sheriff David Carter said. 

    Two people were in custody Thursday after they reportedly were caught with drugs in an alley near a church in Marmaduke, Greene County Sheriff David Carter said. 

  • Football coach cited in theft case

    Football coach cited in theft case

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:04 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:04:10 GMT
    Corning School District (Source: Corning Schools Website)Corning School District (Source: Corning Schools Website)
    Corning School District (Source: Corning Schools Website)Corning School District (Source: Corning Schools Website)

    A football coach has been cited in connection with the theft of a boat in Clay County, officials said Thursday. 

    A football coach has been cited in connection with the theft of a boat in Clay County, officials said Thursday. 

Powered by Frankly