Batesville man killed in motorcycle accident

Man dies in crash

INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Batesville man was killed in an early Sunday morning motorcycle accident.

According to an Arkansas State Police crash report, Billy Eugene Varela, 27, was trying to go around a curve on his 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle in the 3200-block of Highway 25 in Independence County.

That was when he left the roadway, overturned in the ditch and hit the embankment.

The crash happened at around 1:30 Sunday morning.

The roadway was dry at the time of the accident.

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