FORREST CITY, AR (KAIT) - A St. Francis County man was killed Dec. 30 after a seven-vehicle accident on I-40, according to a preliminary fatality report from the Arkansas State Police.
David White of Forrest City was driving west on I-40 near the 235-mile marker around 4:45 p.m. when the accident happened.
Trooper Grady Pettigrew said in the report that all seven vehicles were going west on I-40 when White and six other vehicles slowed down due to another accident.
A 2001 Freightliner, driven by Noe Cadena of Edinburg, Texas failed to stop, hit White's vehicle causing a chain reaction, Pettigrew said.
The people injured were taken to hospitals in Forrest City Medical Center and Regional One Health in Memphis
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