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.

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